Definition of midfield in English:

midfield

Syllabification: mid·field
Pronunciation: /ˈmidˌfēld, midˈfēld
 
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noun

  • 1(In football, soccer, etc.) the central part of the field.
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    • Danny Carroll was switched from the midfield to centre-half for the last two games.
    • With the injured Paul Warhurst absent, Paul Scholes had a field day in midfield.
    • The midfield area is one that could decide the outcome of the game.
  • 1.1 Soccer The players on a team who play in a central position between attack and defense.
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    • Their central midfield was notable more for foraging than contributions in attack.
    • Far from being an entertaining contest, it was one that the defences and midfields dominated.
    • Aided by the midfield, the Kirkby defence managed to weather the initial storm.

Derivatives

midfielder

noun
More example sentences
  • Mind you, he is being given no cover by his centre-halves or midfielders.
  • Maybe he didn't have any creative talent but he could stop an opposing attack better than many other midfielders in the Premiership.
  • The England man is one of the best midfielders in the Premiership, and any side would be weaker without him.

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