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Meaning of double-team

dou•ble-team

Pronunciation: (dub'ul tēm'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to defend against or block (an opposing player) by using two players, as in football or basketball: By double-teaming the end the safety men left the other receiver in the open.
  2. to use two people in the handling of: The company is double-teaming the more complicated jobs with both a scientist and a group manager.
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