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Noun: ambition  am'bi-shun
  1. A cherished desire
    "his ambition is to own his own business";
    - aspiration, dream
  2. A strong drive for success
    - ambitiousness
Verb: ambition  am'bi-shun
  1. Have as one's ambition

Derived forms: ambitioning, ambitioned, ambitions

See also: ambitionless, ambitious, aspirational, unambitious, unaspiring

Type of: desire, drive, want

Encyclopedia: Ambition