minefield

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noun mine·field \ˈmīn-ˌfēld\

Definition of minefield

  1. 1 :  an area (as of water or land) set with mines

  2. 2 :  something resembling a minefield especially in having many dangers or requiring extreme caution a political minefield

Examples of minefield in a sentence

  1. This issue is a political minefield.

1884

First Known Use of minefield

1884


MINEFIELD Defined for English Language Learners

minefield

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noun mine·field \ˈmīn-ˌfēld\

Definition of minefield for English Language Learners

  • : an area of land or water that contains mines (sense 2)

  • : something that has many dangers or risks



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