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minefield noun

1 area where there are mines

VERB + MINEFIELD advance into/through, enter

2 situation full of difficulties

ADJ. legal, political Suggesting changes to the benefits system would be a political minefield.

VERB + MINEFIELD negotiate, pick your way through You will first have to pick your way through the minefield of professional advice.

PREP. ~ for Tax is a minefield for the unwary.