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Translation of "goal" - English-Spanish dictionary

goal

noun   /ɡəʊl/
A2 a point scored in sports such as football by sending a ball into a particular area, such as between two posts gol He scored two goals in the second half.
A2 in some sports, the area between two posts where players try to send the ball portería
B1 something that you want to do in the future meta Andy’s goal is to run in the New York Marathon.
(Definition of goal from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

goal

noun /ɡəul/
in football, rugby, hockey etc the act of kicking, hitting etc a ball between the goalposts; the point gained by doing this gol He scored six goals.
an aim or purpose objetivo, finalidad, meta My goal in life is to write a book.
goalie noun
(informal) a goalkeeper. portero
goalkeeper noun
(also keeper) a player, eg in hockey or football, whose job is to prevent members of the other team from scoring goals. portero
goalpost noun
one of the two upright posts which form the goal in football, rugby, hockey etc poste His shot hit the goalpost.
to score a goal (not gaol).to put a criminal in gaol (not goal).
(Definition of goal from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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