Definition of ambition in English:

ambition

Line breaks: am|bi¦tion
Pronunciation: /amˈbɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin ambitio(n-), from ambire 'go around (canvassing for votes)'.

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