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English definition of “midfield”


noun [C or U]     /ˈmɪd.fɪəld/
the central area of a sports field , or a central structure of a sports team : Simon's a defender , but I always play in midfield. Arsenal's defence were strong , but their midfield fell apart in the first five minutes of the match . a midfield player Surfaces on which sports take place midfielder     /ˌmɪdˈfɪəl.dər/ US  /-dɚ/ noun [C] Inter Milan have signed two new midfielders.Competitors and participants in sports and games
(Definition of midfield noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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