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Definition of aspirant noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

aspirant

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noun
NAmE//ˈæspərənt//
 
, NAmE//əˈspaɪrənt//
 
aspirant (to/for something) (formal)
 
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a person with a strong desire to achieve a position of importance or to win a competition aspirants to the title of world champion They were asked to select the party candidate from 20 aspirants.
aspirant adjective [only before noun]
 
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= aspiring

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