Definition of center back in English:

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center back


A player in the middle of the back line in some sports, such as volleyball.
Example sentences
  • His defending ability has been criticised but he is a solid centre back and is excellent on the ball.
  • But they need to learn quickly and they still need a new centre back.
  • He is a quality centre back whose pace is matched only by his reading of the game.

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Syllabification: cen·ter back

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