Definition of full-court press noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    full-court press

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  1. 1(in basketball) a way of attacking in which the members of a team stay close to their opponents over the whole area of play
  2. 2(informal) a strong effort to influence someone or a group of people by putting pressure on them Obama has been making a full-court press for Catholic voters.
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