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English definition of “arena”

arena

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈriːnə/
a flat area with seats around where you can watch sports and other entertainments: an Olympic/sports arenaBuildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesSports venues
in the political/public, etc arena involved in politics/the government, etc: He thought he could do more good in the political arena.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
(Definition of arena from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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