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Meaning of “linebacker” in the English Dictionary

"linebacker" in British English

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linebackernoun [C]

uk   /ˈlaɪnˌbæk.ər/  us   // US
(Definition of linebacker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"linebacker" in American English

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linebackernoun [C]

 us   /ˈlɑɪnˌbæk·ər/
(in ​football) a ​player on ​defense who ​tries to ​stopplayers from the other ​team from ​moving the ​ball along the ​field: a ​middle/​outside linebacker
(Definition of linebacker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “linebacker”
in Chinese (Simplified) (美式橄榄球的)中后卫…
in Chinese (Traditional) (美式橄欖球的)中後衛…
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