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Meaning of "catenaccio" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CATENACCIO

From Latin catena chain.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CATENACCIO

catenaccio  [kateˈnattʃo] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CATENACCIO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Catenaccio is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CATENACCIO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Catenaccio

Catenaccio or The Chain is a tactical system in football with a strong emphasis on defense. In Italian, catenaccio means "door-bolt", which implies a highly organized and effective backline defense focused on nullifying opponents' attacks and preventing goal-scoring opportunities.

Definition of catenaccio in the English dictionary

The definition of catenaccio in the dictionary is an extremely defensive style of play.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CATENACCIO


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waˈratʃo

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CATENACCIO

categorist
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Category A
Category D
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category management
category mistake
catena
catenae
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catenarian
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catenation
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WORDS THAT END LIKE CATENACCIO

Agostino di Duccio
Ajaccio
bocaccio
Boccaccio
braccio
capriccio
capuccio
carpaccio
libeccio
Masaccio
pasticcio
Riccio
viola da braccio

Synonyms and antonyms of catenaccio in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «catenaccio» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CATENACCIO

Find out the translation of catenaccio to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of catenaccio from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «catenaccio» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

链式防守
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

catenaccio
570 millions of speakers

English

catenaccio
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

catenaccio
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

catenaccio
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

катеначчо
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

catenaccio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

catenaccio
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

catenaccio
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Catenaccio
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Catenaccio
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

catenaccio
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

catenaccio
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Catenaccio
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

catenaccio
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

catenaccio
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॅटेनिसियो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

catenaccio´nun
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

catenaccio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

catenaccio
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

катеначо
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

catenaccio
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

catenaccio
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

catenaccio
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

catenaccio
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

catenaccio
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of catenaccio

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CATENACCIO»

The term «catenaccio» is quite widely used and occupies the 50.582 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CATENACCIO» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about catenaccio

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CATENACCIO»

Discover the use of catenaccio in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to catenaccio and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Soccer For Dummies
Catenaccio: An. ultra-conservative. defense. The name Catennacio sends shivers into the minds and bodies of most soccer observers. Catennacio is Italian for the great chain, which is an ultra-conservative defense. Catenaccio was devised ...
United States Soccer Federation, Inc., Michael Lewis, 2011
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Football/Soccer: History and Tactics
These included players like Corso, Faccetti, Mazzola, Peiro, midfielder Suarez, and libero Picchi, who was the main stay of Inter's catenaccio (Wilson, 2006). There are various forms of this system, but the principle behind the catenaccio is that ...
Jaime Orejan, 2011
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Vito Marcantonio: Radical Politician, 1902-1954
... I 34 Hamlet Catenaccio 10,700 Lasson Walsh 2,344 Hamlet Catenaccio 6,62 1 Lasson Walsh 3, I 24 Hamlet Catenaccio 10,901 Israel Davila 3,955 Hamlet Catenaccio 5,878 AMERICAN LABOR PAR TY UBERAL Oscar Garcia-Rivera 4,236 ...
Gerald Meyer, 1989
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The Best of Soccer Journal: An NSCAA Guide to Soccer ...
Catenaccio The Italians continued the trend toward defensive soccer during the 1960s. They had perfected a system that used the deep-lying fullback seen in Switzerland's 1950 Verrou formation. Catenaccio (”large chain“) was the name the ...
Jay Martin, 2011
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Identities Across Media and Modes: Discursive Perspectives
Discursive Perspectives Giuliana Garzone, Paola Catenaccio. Bibliographic information published by Die Deutsche Bibliothek Die Deutsche Bibliothek lists this publication in the Deutsche National- bibliografie; detailed bibliographic data is ...
Giuliana Garzone, Paola Catenaccio, 2009
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Calcio: A History of Italian Football
The first history of Italian football to be written in English, ‘Calcio’ is a mix of serious analysis and comic storytelling, with vivid descriptions of games, goals, dives, missed penalties, riots and scandals in the richest and ...
John Foot, 2010
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The Discourses of Dispute Resolution
Starting from these considerations, the research presented in this chapter, which links up with that carried out by Paola Catenaccio in her chapter in this volume, explores some specific areas which are deemed to be of particular interest ...
Vijay Kumar Bhatia, Christopher Candlin, Maurizio Gotti, 2010
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Winning at All Costs: A Scandalous History of Italian Soccer
Catenaccio. Football, Italian style 'Catenaccio was not invented by Gianni Brera. If it was part of the Italian character, as is probable, it could not be invented. In the same way as the slums around Rome were not invented by those who put them ...
John Foot, 2007
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Journal of the Assembly of the State of New York
M. Wilson, Wadlin, Catenaccio, Coville, Olliffe, Volker, Sirignano, D. S. Hill, Graci, Curto, Turshen, Furey, Bannigan, Clancy. Also, Assembly bill introduced by Mr. Bennison (No. 2240, Int. No. 2045) entitled "An act to amend the penal law, ...
New York (State). Legislature. Assembly, 1946
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Multimodality in Corporate Communication: Web Genres and ...
Del volume: This volume explores the impact of new multi-modal technologies on corporate communication.
Giuliana Garzone, Gina Poncini, Paola Catenaccio, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CATENACCIO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term catenaccio is used in the context of the following news items.
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Will Juventus utilise young standout Daniele Rugani in the 2015-16 …
He of course is born into the famous Italian football mentality of 'catenaccio', or door bolt, which many may find perplexing as to why an ... «Outside90, Jul 15»
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Is Costa Rica Ready for the 2015 Gold Cup?
There are some vestiges of the five-player catenaccio defense coming back, but Mexico was not about to fall for the offside trap. What the ... «The Costa Rica Star, Jun 15»
3
The rise of Juventus from Serie B relegation to European …
... clinical counter attacks and the Bianconeri shot the bolts and battened down the hatches employing the classic Catenaccio against Monaco. «World Soccer Talk, Jun 15»
4
Why India's national football team is so terrible
In football, identity is often discussed in terms of national style. Holland had their famous “Total Football.” Italy featured the “Catenaccio,” with an ... «Quartz, Jun 15»
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Interview with author and journalist Giancarlo Rinaldi about book 20 …
Some people still hold onto old prejudices but most have seen that calcio has changed a lot since the times of catenaccio. I'd be proud to have ... «World Soccer Talk, Jun 15»
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Why Dunga Had to Return to Brazil, and Why He Must Leave
The legendary Brazilian sides of Pelé and Garrincha and Carlos Alberto did not struggle in 1970 against an Italian side steeped in catenaccio. «Playing for 90, Jun 15»
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The Uefa Cup final in Manchester in 2008 - a day of celebration that …
They took an unashamedly defensive approach which had soon been dubbed "Wattenaccio" - a play, of course, on the Catenaccio made ... «Glasgow Evening Times, Jun 15»
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Lisbon. May 25. 1967. European Cup Final. The night that gave birth …
It is the story of 11 Scots who destroyed the fabled Italian catenaccio system with a brand of innovative, attacking football and wrote their names ... «Glasgow Evening Times, Jun 15»
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Juventus 1-3 Barcelona: Juve finish with a loss, but also with their …
... years there has been too many comments about Calciopoli, too many comments about match fixing, too many comments about catenaccio. «Black & White & Read All Over, Jun 15»
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Johan Cruyff's influence endures as Barcelona complete the 'double …
From the Barcelona "Dream Team" era of the early 1990s, football crawled out of the wreckage of stifling defence, catenaccio as a mentality, ... «ESPN.co.uk, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Catenaccio [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/catenaccio>. Jan 2023 ».
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