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goalkeeper

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡəʊlˌkiː.pər/  us   /ˈɡoʊlˌkiː.pɚ/ UK (informal goalie , US also goaltender)
B1 (in some sports) the player who stands in the team's goal to try to stop the other team from scoring
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in Korean 골키퍼…
in Arabic حارِس مَرْمى…
in Portuguese goleiro, -a…
in Catalan porter, -a…
in Japanese ゴールキーパー…
in Italian portiere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 守門員…
in Russian вратарь…
in Turkish kaleci, kale bekçisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 守门员…
in Polish bramkarz…
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