Meaning of “oilfield” in the English Dictionary

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"oilfield" in British English

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oilfieldnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɔɪl.fiːld/ us /ˈɔɪl.fiːld/

C2 an area under the earth's surface where there is a large amount of oil:

the Saudi Arabian oilfields

(Definition of “oilfield” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"oilfield" in Business English

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oilfieldnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɔɪlˌfiːld/ us

NATURAL RESOURCES an area under the Earth's surface where there is a large amount of oil:

There's been no recent oilfield development, which will push up oil prices.

(Definition of “oilfield” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)