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  Definition of Aspiration
  1. the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
  2. a will to succeed
  3. a manner of articulation involving an audible release of breath
  4. a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business"
Similar Words: inhalation, inspiration, breathing in, ambition, dream

 

Hyponyms: gasp, pant, puff, drag, pull, American Dream, emulation, nationalism

 

Part Meronyms: breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation

 

Derivational Morphology: aspirate, inhale, inspire, breathe in, draw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot for, ambition

 

 
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