- (Of a person) having ambitions to achieve something, typically to follow a particular career: an aspirant politicianMore example sentences
- For that reason alone, discrimination against aspirant women programmers is likely to be limited.
- The warm-ups were an education for me both as an aspirant conductor, and as a researcher.
- In other words, they represent the texture of the real world, not the rarefied existence of aspirant high achievers.
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- A person who has ambitions to achieve something: an aspirant to the throneMore example sentences
- One had expected the new aspirants and candidates to propose these as the main issues that should determine the course of the coming elections.
- They held an online writing contest, where aspirants had to send in a chapter of a book they are writing.
- Instead, aspirants compete for the nomination in a primary election, in which party supporters are responsible for the choice.
mid 18th century (as a noun): from Latin aspirant- 'aspiring', from the verb aspirare (see aspire).
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