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English definition of “goaltender”

goaltender

noun [C]     /ˈɡəʊlˌten.dər/ US  /ˈɡoʊlˌten.dɚ/
the person who stands in goal in ice hockey (= a game played by two teams on ice ) and tries to stop the opposing team from scoring HockeyGeneral terms used in ball sports US a goalkeeperCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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