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English definition of “aim at sth”

aim at sth

phrasal verb with aim     /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.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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