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American English: /æmˈbɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /amˈbɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of ambition in Spanish:


  • 1 countable and uncountable (drive, desire) he seems to be totally lacking in ambition
    no parece nada ambicioso
    (showing disapproval) no parece tener aspiraciones de ningún tipo
    they have ambitions for their daughter
    aspiran a que su hija llegue lejos
    Example sentences
    • Hughes won the affection of many viewers in the original programme when he set out his ambitions in life.
    • Not so long ago he was watching telly with his eldest daughter, Lois, who has ambitions to be an actor.
    • If we work together we can realise these ambitions - we can make Scotland a better place.
    Example sentences
    • He's been good at everything he's turned his hand to because of his determination and ambition.
    • Unlike world leaders she was not driven by raging ambition or a desire to improve society.
    • Julie's success is based on driving ambition, a deprived childhood and hard graft.
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