z Idioms

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Meaning 1
A zone defense is an alternative to man-to-man defense where the defender is responsible for an area rather than an individual opposing player.
Sentence 1
The Celtics used a zone defense because it utilized their height and comparative lack of speed.
Meaning 2
concentrating on an area rather than an individual
Sentence 2
With two parents and three children perhaps you need a zone defense.