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in·field / ˈinˌfēld/ • n. the inner part of the field of play in various sports, in particular: ∎  Baseball the area within and near the four bases. ∎  Cricket the part of the field closer to the wicket. ∎  the players stationed in the infield, collectively. • adv. into or toward the inner part of the field of play. DERIVATIVES: in·field·er n. (in sense 1).

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