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aspirational

Line breaks: as¦pir|ation¦al
Pronunciation: /ˌaspɪˈreɪʃən(ə)l
 
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Definition of aspirational in English:

adjective

Having or characterized by aspirations to achieve social prestige and material success: young, aspirational, and independent women
More example sentences
  • Her priority is to maintain an impenetrable veneer of normalcy, of successful, aspirational living while he longs to wake up from the monotony of his existence and start living again.
  • She said quality should not be sacrificed for quantity and added: ‘Let's be aspirational about these key workers.’
  • By the mid-19th century, the beach had become an aspirational destination, aided by Byron and Shelley and aristocratic tourists to the Mediterranean and colonists in the South Seas.

Derivatives

aspirationally

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adverb
Example sentences
  • Rights can either be embodied in law or expressed aspirationally.

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into Spanish
Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something