ambitious

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


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ambitious

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. an ambitious [hire, new employee]
  2. has ambitious [goals, plans, intentions] (for)
  3. his [goals] were very ambitious
  4. take on an ambitious [project, task]
  5. is an ambitious [project] to take on
  6. the [project] was too ambitious
  7. the [project] turned out to be too ambitious
  8. the [project] proved too ambitious (for one person)
  9. has ambitious plans to...
  10. don't you think that might be [a little, too] ambitious?
  11. turned out to be too ambitious
  12. seems a little (too) ambitious (to me)
  13. well, that was rather ambitious
  14. an ambitious attempt to [get, defeat, gain]
  15. [highly, overly, extremely] ambitious
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