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aim

noun
 
 
/eɪm/
B1 [C] the purpose of doing something, and what you hope to achieve: The aim of the film was to make people laugh. [+ of + doing sth] He went to Paris with the aim of improving his French.Goals and purposes
sb's aim someone's ability to hit an object by throwing something or shooting at somethingTarget sportsAiming and aimHandguns and rifles
take aim to point a weapon towards someone or somethingTarget sportsAiming and aimHandguns and rifles
Translations of “aim”
in Korean 목적…
in Arabic هَدَف…
in French ambition…
in Turkish amaç, hedef…
in Italian scopo, proposito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打算, 目標,目的, 意圖…
in Russian цель…
in Polish cel…
in Spanish objetivo, meta…
in Portuguese objetivo…
in German das Ziel…
in Catalan objectiu…
in Japanese 目的, 目標, ねらい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打算, 目标,目的, 意图…
(Definition of aim noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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