Definition of the American dream noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the American dream

BrE BrE//ði əˌmerɪkən ˈdriːm//
; NAmE NAmE//ði əˌmerɪkən ˈdriːm//
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the belief that America offers the opportunity to everyone of a good and successful life achieved through hard work
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the American dream