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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.
hope or ambition
aspiration (plural aspirations)
action of aspirating
burst of air that follows the release of some consonants
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- aspiration in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- aspiration in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
aspiration f (plural aspirations)