fullback Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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fullbacknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfʊl.bæk/
a ​defendingplayer in ​games such as ​football and hockey who ​plays near the end of the ​field, or an ​attackingplayer in American ​football whose ​position is behind the quarterback and beside the halfbacks
(Definition of fullback from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fullbacknoun [C]

 us   /ˈfʊlˌbæk/
a ​player in some ​games who ​plays near the ​goal and ​tries to ​prevent the other ​team from ​scoring In American ​football, a fullback sometimes ​catches the ​ball and ​runs with it to ​score a ​goal.
(Definition of fullback from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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