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Definition of overambitious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(of a person) too determined to be successful, rich, powerful, etc.
  2. 2(of a plan, task, etc.) unsuccessful or likely to be unsuccessful because of needing too much effort, money, or time Her plans were overambitious.
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