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aspiration

as·pi·ra·tion

aspiration

 
 
pronunciation:
ae sp reI shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: ambition, goal, or aim.
To publish a novel has always been her aspiration.
synonyms:
ambition, goal, objective
similar words:
aim, desire, dream, hope, intent, intention, longing, target, wish
definition 2: the exhalation of breath during speech.
similar words:
articulation, breathing, exhalation, expiration
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