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English definition of “aspirant”


noun [C] uk   /ˈæs.pɪ.rənt/ /əˈspaɪ-/ us    /ˈæs.pɚ.ənt/ formal
someone who very much wants to achieve something: an aspirant to the throneWanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
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