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am•bi•tion



Pronunciation: (am-bish'un), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/ambition.html on line 77 [key]
n.
1. an earnest desire for some type of achievement or distinction, as power, honor, fame, or wealth, and the willingness to strive for its attainment: Too much ambition caused him to be disliked by his colleagues.
2. the object, state, or result desired or sought after: The crown was his ambition.
3. desire for work or activity; energy: I awoke feeling tired and utterly lacking in ambition.

v.t.
to seek after earnestly; aspire to.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/ambition.html on line 131 ambition (Thesaurus)

 

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