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mid·field

 (mĭd′fēld′)
n. Sports
1. The section of a playing field midway between goals.
2. Players whose usual positions are in the midfield, behind the forwards.

mid′field′er n.

midfield

(ˌmɪdˈfiːld)
n
(Soccer) soccer
a. the general area between the two opposing defences
b. (as modifier): a midfield player.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.midfield - (sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)midfield - (sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
lacrosse - a game invented by American Indians; now played by two teams who use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball toward the opponents' goal
center, middle, centre, eye, heart - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
athletic field, playing area, playing field, field - a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
Translations

midfield

[ˈmɪdfiːld]
A. Ncentro m del campo
B. CPD midfield player Ncentrocampista mf

midfield

nMittelfeld nt
adjMittelfeld-; midfield player/positionMittelfeldspieler(in) m(f)/-position f
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