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

intransitive verb

  • 1.1to aspire to something/+ infinitive
    aspirar a algo/+ infinitive
    a people that aspires to nationhood
    un pueblo que aspira a ser nación
    Example sentences
    • For dancers aspiring to join the troupe, the audition, which is videotaped, generally consists of two parts: dance class and improvisation.
    • For those families who aspired to a nice car, a comfortable house, and private schools for their children, the new government promised economic and political tranquility.
    • A street kid who was once sent to a reformatory, he aspired to be a boxer, enlisted in the navy, and did jail time for a minor robbery.
    1.2
    also: aspiring present participle
    they're all aspiring artists
    todos aspiran a ser reconocidos como artistas

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