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English definition of “ambitious”
› having a strong wish to be successful: an ambitious young lawyer I make no secret of the fact that I am very ambitious.
› if a plan or idea is ambitious, it needs a lot of skill and effort to be successful or be achieved: The retailer announced ambitious plans yesterday as it reported profits up 19%. The government has announced an ambitious programme to modernize the railway network. Their goals proved to be a little too ambitious. ambitiously /æmˈbɪʃəsli/ adverb › The company had expanded ambitiously into Europe.