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English definition of “goalkeeper”

goalkeeper

noun [C]     /ˈɡəʊlˌkiːpər/ (also US goaltender,     /ˈɡəʊlˌtendər/)
B1 the player in a sport such as football who tries to stop the ball going into the goal Football/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of goalkeeper noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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