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aspire

American English: /əˈspaɪ(ə)r/
British English: /əˈspʌɪə/

intransitive verb

  • 1to aspire to something/+ infinitive
    aspirar a algo/+ infinitive
    a people that aspires to nationhood
    un pueblo que aspira a ser nación
    Example sentences
    • It stirs us to strive for the goal, achieve the target and aspire to something beyond our comfort zone.
    • We need to ask ourselves, what kind of success do we aspire to achieve and at what cost?
    • What counts most is what each individual can aspire to achieve with technology and the results they deliver.
  • 2
    also: aspiring present participle
    they're all aspiring artists
    todos aspiran a ser reconocidos como artistas
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