Definition of minefield noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    minefield

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈmaɪnfild//
     
     
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  1. 1an area of land or water where mines (= bombs that explode when they are touched) have been hidden
  2. 2 a situation that contains hidden dangers or difficulties a legal minefield Tax laws can be a minefield.
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