Meaning of “battleground” in the English Dictionary

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"battleground" in American English

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battlegroundnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbæt̬·əlˌɡrɑʊnd/

a place where an argument or competition is happening:

Pennsylvania and Ohio are key battlegrounds in this year’s election.

A battleground is also a battlefield.

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

"battleground" in Business English

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battlegroundnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbætlˌɡraʊnd/ us

a product or place that companies compete with each other to develop, sell, or control because they consider it to be very important:

China is a key battleground for the big mobile phone companies.

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