Meaning of “aspire to sth” in the English Dictionary


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aspire to sth

phrasal verb with aspire uk /əˈspaɪər/ us /əˈspaɪr/ verb

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.

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(Definition of “aspire to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)