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power forward

noun, Basketball.
1.
a forward valued chiefly for aggressive rebounding capability, rather than scoring, and thus a big, physically strong player.
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British Dictionary definitions for power forward

power forward

noun
1.
(basketball)
  1. the position of one of the two players responsible for blocking shots and catching rebounds
  2. a player in this position
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