prevent defense


noun Football.

the defensive strategy of adding a defender to prevent completion of a long pass or other long gain.

Nearby words

  1. prevenience,
  2. prevenient,
  3. prevenient grace,
  4. preveniently,
  5. prevent,
  6. preventable,
  7. preventative,
  8. preventer,
  9. prevention,
  10. preventive

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