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American dream Syllabification: A·mer·i·can dream
Pronunciation: /əˈmerəkən drēm/

Definition of American dream in English:


The ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, determination, and initiative: he could achieve the American dream only by hard work
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  • Anyone can be president, that's one of the American dreams.
  • More important, American ideas, American heroes, American dreams are missing too.
  • And together, with his friends, family and teammates of many colors, he will help create a new land of plenty and protect those who share his vision of progress and the building of their American dreams through virtue and dedication.
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