Definition of full-court press in English:

full-court press

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noun

Basketball
  • An aggressive tactic in which members of a team cover their opponents throughout the court and not just in the region near their own basket.
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    • Florida needs to be consistently effective with its defense, whether the Gators are squeezing opponents with their full-court press or locking them up in the halfcourt.
    • By putting on the full-court press, the Cardinals hope to beat out the other teams, and they just might do that.
    • Next Year's NBA will hum with full-court presses, dead-eye jump-shooting, and endless fast-breaking.

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