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English definition of “midfield”

midfield

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈmɪd.fɪəld/ us  
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
midfielder
noun [C] uk   /ˌmɪdˈfɪəl.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
Inter Milan have signed two new midfielders.
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