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goalkeepernoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡəʊlˌkiː.pər/ us   /ˈɡoʊlˌkiː.pɚ/ 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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goalkeepernoun [C]

us   /ˈɡoʊlˌki·pər/ infml goalie, /ˈɡoʊ·li/
in some sports such as soccer and hockey, the player whose responsibility is to prevent the other team from scoring
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Translations of “goalkeeper”
in Arabic حارِس مَرْمى…
in Korean 골키퍼…
in Portuguese goleiro, -a…
in Catalan porter, -a…
in Japanese ゴールキーパー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 守门员…
in Turkish kaleci, kale bekçisi…
in Russian вратарь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 守門員…
in Italian portiere…
in Polish bramkarz…
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