level playing-field


level playing-field
,level `playing-,field noun singular
a situation that is fair for all the people involved

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Level playing field — est une expression anglo saxonne désignant un environnement dans lequel toutes les entreprises d un marché donné doivent suivre les mêmes règles, et ont les mêmes capacités à être compétitives[1]. Cet espace dans lequel les acteurs économiques et …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Level playing field — A level playing field is a concept about fairness, not that each player has an equal chance to succeed, but that they all play by the same set of rules. A metaphorical playing field is said to be level if no external interference such as… …   Wikipedia

  • level playing field — a state of equality; an equal opportunity. [1980 85] * * * level playing field noun (figurative) A position of equality, from which rivals may compete without either having an unfair advantage • • • Main Entry: ↑level * * * noun [singular] : a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • level playing field —    If there s a level playing field everybody is treated equally.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • level playing-field — noun (singular) a situation in which different companies, countries etc can all compete fairly with each other because no one has special advantages: It s not really a level playing field when one country is subsidizing its car industry with… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Level playing field —   If there s a level playing field everybody is treated equally …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • level (playing) field —  Everyone being treated the same (sports).  ► “Now that the country is playing on a level field, business people are taking a hard look at how it [Vietnam] measures up as an investment destination against regional competitors such as Malaysia,… …   American business jargon