Full-court-press definition

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(basketball) An aggressive defensive strategy in which one or two players harass the ball handler in the backcourt while the rest of the team maintains a close man-to-man or zone defense.
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A strong, concerted effort.
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A press over the entire length of the court.
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Alternative spelling of full-court press.
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Noun

Singular:
full-court-press
Plural:
full court presses