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British English: /ɡəʊl/
American English: /ɡoʊl/

Translation of goal in German:


  • 1 (aim)
    Ziel Neutr.
    what do you have as your goal?
    welches Ziel hast du dir gesetzt?
    attain or reach or accomplish one's goal
  • 2
    (in football and ice hockey) Tor Neutr.
    (in rugby) Mal Neutr.
    keep goal
    das Tor hüten
    [play] in goal
    im Tor [stehen]
    score/kick a goal
    einen Treffer erzielen
    win by two goals to one
    zwei zu eins gewinnen

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