Meaning of “playground” in the English Dictionary

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"playground" in British English

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playgroundnoun

uk /ˈpleɪ.ɡraʊnd/ us /ˈpleɪ.ɡraʊnd/

A2 [ C ] an area designed for children to play in outside, especially at a school or in a park

[ S ] a place where a particular group of people enjoy themselves:

This area of the coast is the playground of the rich and famous.

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

"playground" in American English

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playgroundnoun [ C ]

us /ˈpleɪˌɡrɑʊnd/

an outside area designed for children to play in

(Definition of “playground” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)