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

Translation of ambition in Spanish:


  • 1 countable or 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
    • Land-hungry settlers viewed the royal government as an obstacle to their ambitions.
    • Now, if I get some MP to sign a letter, it feels like I've achieved my life's ambition.
    • All of this occurs amid speculation about her own presidential ambitions.
    Example sentences
    • Goneril and Regan, consumed by ambition, divide the kingdom in half.
    • During the course of Citizen Kane, the hero marries two women and his ambition drives them away.
    • In a book of such ambition, there will be much with which to quibble.

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