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goal /ˈgoʊl/ noun
plural goals
goal
/ˈgoʊl/
noun
plural goals
Learner's definition of GOAL
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: something that you are trying to do or achieve
: an area or object into which a ball or puck must be hit, kicked, etc., to score points in various games (such as soccer and hockey)
◊ If you are the player who guards the goal in a sport like hockey or soccer, your position is in goal.
◊ In U.S. English, a shot or kick that is on goal is directed at the goal.
: the act of hitting, kicking, etc., a ball or puck into a goal or the score that results from doing this
see also field goal

— goalless

/ˈgoʊlləs/ adjective
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