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arenanoun [C]

us   /əˈri·nə/
a central, level area for the performance of sports or entertainment, having raised seats around it from which people can see the activities, or a building containing the seats and performance area: a sports arena
An arena is also a particular activity, esp. one that involves competition and gets a lot of public attention: She entered the political arena as a young woman.
(Definition of arena from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of arena from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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arenanoun [C]

uk   /əˈriːnə/ us  
a particular area of activity, especially one that is competitive and attracts a lot of attention: As they focus on growth in the fiercely competitive beer brands arena, the companies have sought to cut costs.business/political/sales arena He said he hoped to join the entrepreneurial business arena.
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