playing field

noun
an expanse of level ground, as in a park or stadium, where athletic events are held.

Origin:
1575–85

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playing field
 
n
chiefly (Brit) a field or open space used for sport

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Example sentences
So the public's on a level playing field with everyone else.
Take turns placing your magnets onto the playing field.
Dozens of spectators in crisp khakis or seersucker suits tramp the playing
  field in rubber-and-leather duck boots.
Supporters usually take a rooster with them and release the bird onto the
  playing field.
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