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ambitious

adjective  us   /æmˈbɪʃ·əs/
having a strong desire for success, achievement, power, or wealth: Even as a young man he was ambitious and self-assured. If you describe an activity as ambitious, you mean that it involves a lot of effort or expense: It was an ambitious project to restore the public parks.
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