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English definition of “aim”

aim

noun [C] (INTENTION)    /eɪm/
B1 a result that your plans or actions are intended to achieve: My main aim in life is to be a good husband and father. Our short-term aim is to deal with our current financial difficulties, but our long-term aim is to improve the company's profitability. The leaflet has been produced with the aim of increasing public awareness of the disease.Goals and purposes
(Definition of aim noun (INTENTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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