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the outfield

noun [S] uk   /ˈaʊt.fɪəld/ us  
the part of a cricket or baseball field that is the longest distance away from the batter (= person trying to hit the ball) or the group of players there: He can play in the outfield.
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outfielder
noun [C] uk   /ˈaʊtˌfɪəl.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
He was a star outfielder for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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