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English definition of “goal”

goal

noun [C] (AIM)    /ɡəʊl/ US  /ɡoʊl/
B1 an aim or purpose: Our goal is for the country to be fully independent within two years. They have set themselves a series of goals to achieve by the end of the month. Do you think I'll be able to achieve my goal of losing five kilos before the summer?Goals and purposes
(Definition of goal noun (AIM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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