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front·court

 (frŭnt′kôrt′)
n. Basketball
1. The half of the court having the basket at which the offensive team shoots.
2. The forwards and center on a team. Also called frontline.

frontcourt

(ˈfrʌntˌkɔːt)
n
1. (Ball Games, other than specified) (in volleyball and racquet sports) the part of the court nearest to the net or front wall
2. (Basketball) (in basketball) the half of the court defended by the opposing team, or the offensive players who play in this half of the court
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