Translation of "ambition" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /æmˈbɪʃ.ən/ us /æmˈbɪʃ.ən/

B1 [ C ] a strong wish to achieve something

[ + to infinitive ] His ambition is ultimately to run his own business. 他的抱負是最終能夠經營自己的公司。
He has already achieved his main ambition in life - to become wealthy. 他已經實現了他人生最大的志向——發財致富。
political ambitions 政治抱負
She doubts whether she'll ever be able to fulfil her ambition. 究竟是否能夠實現自己的理想,她沒有把握。
I've always had a burning (= very great) ambition to be a film director. 我一直有一個遠大的志向,那就是做電影導演。
After his heart attack, he abandoned his ambition to become prime minister. 他心臟病發作以後,就放棄了要當首相的勃勃雄心。

B2 [ U ] a strong wish to be successful, powerful, rich, etc.

She has a lot of ambition. 她很有抱負。

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(Translation of “ambition” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)