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English definition of “halfback”


noun [C]     /ˈhɑːf.bæk/ US  /ˈhæf-/ (also half)
(in football and other sports) a player who plays in the middle of the field, in front of the fullbacks and behind the forwardsCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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