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ambition

US [æmˈbɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [æm'bɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.野心;雄心;抱负;志向
  • v.热望
  • Web雄心壮志;志气
Plural Form:ambitions  
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n.
1.
[c]
追求的目标;夙愿something that you want to do or achieve very much
It had been her lifelong ambition .
这是她终身追求的目标。
political/literary/sporting ambitions
政治抱负;文学夙愿;运动目标
She never achieved her ambition of becoming a famous writer.
她一直未能实现当名作家的夙愿。
His burning ambition was to study medicine.
他梦寐以求的是学医。
2.
[u]
野心;雄心;志向;抱负the desire or determination to be successful, rich, powerful, etc.
motivated by personal ambition
为个人野心所驱使
She was intelligent but suffered from a lack of ambition.
她很聪明,但却缺乏远大志向。

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