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aim

noun uk   /eɪm/ us  

aim noun (INTENTION)

B1 [C] a result that your plans or actions are intended to achieve: My main aim in life is to be a good husband and father. Our short-term aim is to deal with our current financial difficulties, but our long-term aim is to improve the company's profitability. The leaflet has been produced with the aim of increasing public awareness of the disease.
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aim noun (POINTING)

[U] the act of pointing a weapon towards something: He fired six shots at the target, but his aim was terrible, and he missed all of them. She raised her gun, took aim and fired.

aim

verb uk   /eɪm/ us  

aim verb (INTEND)

B1 [I] to intend: [+ to infinitive] I aim to be a millionaire by the time I'm 35. We are aiming for (= planning to achieve) a 50 percent share of the German market.
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aim verb (POINT)

[I or T] to point or direct a weapon towards someone or something that you want to hit: Aim (the arrow) a little above the target. Aim at the yellow circle. There are hundreds of nuclear missiles aimed at the main cities. She aimed (= directed) a kick at my shins. Let's aim for (= go in the direction of) Coventry first, and then we'll have a look at the map.
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Traducciones de “aim”
en coreano 목적…
en árabe هَدَف…
en francés viser, viser à…
en turco amaç, hedef…
en italiano scopo, proposito…
en chino (tradicionál) 打算, 目標,目的, 意圖…
en ruso цель…
en polaco cel…
en español apuntar, pretender, tener la intención…
en portugués objetivo…
en alemán zielen (mit), anstreben…
en catalán objectiu…
en japonés 目的, 目標, ねらい…
en chino (simplificado) 打算, 目标,目的, 意图…
(Definition of aim from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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