ambition

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/æmˈbɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/æmˈbɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(am bishən)


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ambition

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. has always lacked ambition
  2. lacks ambition
  3. am [surprised, impressed] by your ambition
  4. [set out, establish, pursue] your ambitions (in life)
  5. shows a lot of ambition [at work, in school]
  6. have shown a lot of ambition [recently, today]
  7. [has, doesn't have] the ambition to [win, succeed, become, create]
  8. has shown a great deal of ambition
  9. his ambition is to become a [singer, chef, lawyer]
  10. the [injury, accident] ended his ambitions of becoming...
  11. achieved her ambition of becoming...
  12. achieved his life's ambition of
  13. need to [show, demonstrate] more ambition
  14. a person with [lofty, bold] ambitions
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