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“halfback” in British English

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halfbacknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɑːf.bæk/ us /ˈhæf.bæk/ also half

(in football and other sports) a player who plays in the middle of the field, in front of the fullbacks and behind the forwards

(Definition of “halfback” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“halfback” in American English

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halfbacknoun [ C ]

us /ˈhæfˌbæk/

(in football) a player who plays in the middle of the field, and (in soccer and field hockey) a player who plays near the forward line

(Definition of “halfback” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)