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dropback

[drop-bak] /ˈdrɒpˌbæk/
noun
1.
a lowering, as of prices or standards, especially to a previous level:
Auto manufacturers requested a dropback in emissions standards.
Origin
noun use of verb phrase drop back
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  • He's not accustomed to taking direct snaps from center, nor does he have refined footwork required for the subsequent dropback.

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