Meaning of “centre forward” in the English Dictionary

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"centre forward" in British English

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centre forwardnoun [ C ]

UK US center forward uk /ˌsen.tə ˈfɔː.wəd/ us /ˌsen.t̬ɚ ˈfɔːr.wɚd/

in some team sports such as football, the player in the middle of the front row of forwards (= players who try to score goals)

(Definition of “centre forward” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)