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verb field pronunciation in British English /fiːld/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfield
he/she/itfields
present participlefielding
past tensefielded
past participlefielded
  1. 2
    [transitive] to use a person or group of people as your team, representatives, or army

    Liverpool are fielding an impressive team for tomorrow's game.

  2. 3
    [transitive] to deal with something such as a question or a telephone call, especially a difficult one

    The education minister fielded questions from journalists outside the parliament building this morning.

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