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as·pi·ra·tion

aspiration

 
 
pronunciation:
ae sp reI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a goal, aim, or ambition.
Her aspiration is to become a pilot.
synonyms:
ambition, goal, objective
similar words:
aim, desire, dream, hope, intent, intention, longing, target, wish
derivation: aspirational (adj.)
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The word aspiration contains the following part:
spir, spiro Latin root that means breathe