playground

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of play +‎ ground.

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Noun[edit]

playground (plural playgrounds)

  1. (outdoors) A large open space for children to play on, usually having dedicated play equipment (such as swings and slides).
  2. (figuratively) Any physical or metaphysical space in which a person or organization has free rein to do as they please.
    The exclusive tropical island was a millionaire's playground.

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

playground m (plural playgrounds)

  1. playground (open-air space where the children can play)
  2. (by extension) playground (space to do what one pleases)