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ambition

Synonyms of ambition in English:

noun

  • 1 young people with ambition
    drive, determination, desire, enterprise, initiative, eagerness, motivation, enthusiasm, zeal, commitment, a sense of purpose, longing, yearning, hankering
    informal get-up-and-go
  • 2 her ambition was to become a model
    aspiration, intention, goal, aim, objective, object, purpose, intent, plan, scheme, mission, calling, vocation, desire, wish, design, target, end, dream, hope
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