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goal/ˈgoʊl/noun
pluralgoals
goal
/ˈgoʊl/
noun
pluralgoals
Learner's definition of GOAL  
[count]
: 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.
   b : 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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