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catenaccio

/kateˈnattʃo/
noun
1.
(soccer) an extremely defensive style of play
Word Origin
C20: from Latin catena chain
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Contemporary definitions for catenaccio
noun

in soccer, a style of play which emphasizes defense and tactical fouls

Word Origin

Italian 'door bolt'

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