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Definition of sweeper noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    sweeper

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈswiːpə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈswiːpər//
     
    Soccer
     
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  1. 1 a person whose job is to sweep something a road sweeper
  2. 2a thing that sweeps something a carpet sweeper see also minesweeper
  3. 3(in football (soccer )) a player who plays behind the other defending players in order to try and stop anyone who passes them See related entries: Soccer
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