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aspire to sth

verb uk phrasal verb with aspire   /əˈspaɪər/ us    /-ˈspaɪr/
C2 to have a strong wish or hope to do or have something: Few people who aspire to fame ever achieve it. [+ to infinitive] As a child, he aspired to be a great writer.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
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