Significado de “aim” - en el Diccionario Inglés

aim en inglés británico

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aimnoun

uk /eɪm/ us /eɪm/

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.

aimverb

uk /eɪm/ us /eɪm/

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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(Definición de aim del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

aim en inglés americano

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aimverb

us /eɪm/

aim verb (POINT)

[ I/T ] to point or direct a weapon or other object toward someone or something:

[ T ] I turned and saw a big man aiming a camera at me.

[ I/T ] To aim something is also to direct it toward someone whom you want to influence or toward achieving something:

[ T ] These ads are aimed at young people.

aim verb (INTEND)

[ I ] to plan for a specific purpose; intend:

This book aims at attracting the serious reader.

aimnoun

us /eɪm/

aim noun (INTENTION)

[ C ] a result that your plans or actions are intended to achieve:

The commission’s aim was to convince workers of their extreme importance in ship production.

aim noun (POINTING)

[ U ] the act of pointing a weapon toward something:

She raised her bow, took aim, and hit the bull’s-eye.

(Definición de aim del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

AIM en inglés de negocios

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AIMnoun

uk us STOCK MARKET

abbreviation for Alternative Investment Market: a stock market for small companies that is part of the London Stock Exchange:

Originally an AIM share, SFI now has a full listing on the main stock market.

aimnoun [ C ]

uk /eɪm/ us

something that you plan or hope to achieve:

with the aim of doing sth Environmentalists designed the project with the aim of increasing awareness of industrial pollution.
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aimverb

uk /eɪm/ us

[ I ] to plan or hope to achieve something:

aim to do sth A spokesman for the company says they are aiming to increase sales by 25% next year.
aim for sth The former Senator now aims for a political appointment in Washington.

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(Definición de AIM del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)