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goaltender

noun [C] uk   /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 scoringHockeyGeneral terms used in ball sports US a goalkeeperCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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