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am·bi·tion

ambition

 
 
pronunciation:
aem bI shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a strong desire to reach a goal, or the goal that someone wants to reach.
He has a strong ambition to become a lawyer.Her ambition was to become famous.
synonyms:
desire
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derivation: ambitionless (adj.)
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