Translation of aspirar in English:

aspirar

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 1 (desear, pretender)aspirar a algo aspira a convertirse en una gran actriz she hopes to become a great actress aspira a (ser) alcalde he aspires to become mayor aspirar a la mano de una chica to seek a girl's hand in marriage [formal]

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

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