level playing field


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level playing field

n
a situation in which none of the competing parties has an advantage at the outset of a competitive activity

lev′el play′ing field`


n.
a state of equality; an equal opportunity.
[1980–85]
Translations

level playing field

n to compete on a level playing fieldcompetere ad armi pari
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