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level playing field

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noun
  1. a state of equality; an equal opportunity.
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Origin of level playing field

First recorded in 1980–85
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equity, justice, proportion, symmetry

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level playing field

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