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plural of field
as in zones
a part or portion having no fixed boundaries if you set your camera lens to small aperture, the field of sharp focus will be quite large

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as in battlefields
a place where a battle takes place the field where two mighty armies met and changed the course of history

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as in airfields
a place from which aircraft operate that usually has paved runways and a terminal Worsham Field in Corpus Christi used to be home to a sizable crop dusting operation

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as in actions
active fighting during the course of a war in the classroom the general had been a brilliant theoretician, but in the field he proved to be a wholly incompetent tactician

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present tense third-person singular of field

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“Fields.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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