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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To desire and work towards achieving something important.

Usage examples (36)
  • Do you aspire to a political office?
  • The greatest reward to which he can aspire is re-election.
  • The only good to which it should aspire is the perpetuation of its condition. —
  • Brown has heeded Mandy (for now ... possibly) and changed his mantra to 'aspire' - daylight theft of a Tory slogan. for more
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