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aim at sth

phrasal verb with aim uk   us   /eɪm/ verb
C2 to plan, hope, or intend to achieve something: The talks are aiming at a compromise. [+ -ing verb] The government's campaign is aimed at influencing public opinion.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 目的在於,旨在, 致力於…
in Chinese (Simplified) 目的在于,旨在, 致力于…
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