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English definition of “goalpost”

goalpost

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡəʊl.pəʊst/ us    /ˈɡoʊl.poʊst/ (also post, UK also upright)
in some sports, one of the two vertical posts, often painted white, that are connected with a crossbar to form a goalSurfaces on which sports take place
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