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English definition of “goalkeeper”

goalkeeper

noun   /ˈɡəʊlˌkiːpər/
B1 the player in a sport such as football who tries to stop the ball from going into the goal
(Definition of goalkeeper noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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