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aspiring Syllabification: as·pir·ing
Pronunciation: /əˈspī(ə)riNG/

Definition of aspiring in English:

adjective

[attributive]
Directing one’s hopes or ambitions toward becoming a specified type of person: an aspiring artist
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  • Despite minor problems, Greek is still a very addictive little show with some positive messages for aspiring college students.
  • Many younger voters know little about the aspiring senator.
  • She's probably an aspiring actress, or an aspiring something else.

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