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See also: Aspiration
- The act of aspiring or ardently desiring; an ardent wish or desire, chiefly after what is elevated or spiritual (with common adjunct adpositions being to and of).
- Riley has an aspiration to become a doctor.
- Morgan has an aspiration of winning the game.
- 2019 October, “Funding for 20tph East London Line service”, in Modern Railways, page 18:
- TfL retains aspirations to further increase frequency on the ELL [East London Line] to 24tph, which would require a switch from conventional signalling to a digital railway solution involving automatic train operation on the core section.
hope or ambition
action of aspirating
burst of air that follows the release of some consonants
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Translations to be checked
- “aspiration”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- “aspiration”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
Declension of aspiration
aspiration f (plural aspirations)