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goal

noun [C] uk   /ɡəʊl/  us   /ɡoʊl/

goal noun [C] (SPORT)

A2 an area on a playing field, that usually has two posts with a net fixed behind them, where players try to send the ball in order to score in sports such as football and hockey: Black kicked/headed the ball into/towards the goal.A2 a point scored in some sports, such as football and hockey, when a player gets the ball into this area: Brazil won by three goals to one. Only one goal was scored in the entire match.be/play in goal UK to be the player who tries to prevent the other team from scoring goals: Who is playing in goal for Milan this evening?an open goal a goal area that has been left without any defenders: Young rolled the ball across the six-yard box for Rooney to tap the ball into the open goal.
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goal noun [C] (AIM)

B1 an aim or purpose: Our goal is for the country to be fully independent within two years. They have set themselves a series of goals to achieve by the end of the month. Do you think I'll be able to achieve my goal of losing five kilos before the summer?
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