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A sphere of activity, interest, expertise--esp. within a particular business or profession or area of scholarship in the humanities of arts and sciences

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Field n. 1. a piece of open or cleared ground . . . 2. Sports. a. an area of piece of ground devoted to sports or contests. . . . 9. a sphere of activity, interest, etc., esp. within a particular business or profession: the field of teaching; the field of Shakespearean scholarship. 10. the area or region drawn on or serviced by a business or profession; outlyng areas where business, selling, mining, etc., is carried on. . . . .

Field work research or exploration done in the field: archeoalogical field work . . . .

[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]



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