An area in which explosive mines have been placed.(noun)
A situation that has many potential hazards or dangers.(noun)
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Use "minefield" in a sentence
"Not long after conceiving, my husband, Jay, and I talked to several more experienced friends about the moniker minefield."
"But the general refused to engage in what he called the minefield of legislative proposals."
"He said that he doesn't want to dive into what he called the minefield of the legislative proposals up here when he was asked about things like whether or not the timetable is a good or bad thing for him when he is on the ground there."