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English definition of “aim at”

aim at

phrasal verb with aim     /eɪm/ verb
to produce something for a particular purpose or a particular group of people : aim at doing sth The new budget aims at providing extra support for the unemployed .be aimed at sb/sth The new photo editing software is being aimed at mobile application developers .
(Definition of aim at from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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