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Definition of aspire verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they aspire
he / she / it aspires
past simple aspired
-ing form aspiring
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to have a strong desire to achieve or to become something aspire to something She aspired to a scientific career. aspire to be/do something He aspired to be their next leader.
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