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aspiration

noun
     
Related topics: Linguistics
as‧pi‧ra‧tion
1 [countable usually plural, uncountable] a strong desire to have or achieve something [= ambition]:
a high level of political aspiration
aspiration of
the aspirations of the working classes
2 [uncountable]SL technical the sound of air blowing out that happens when some consonants are pronounced, such as the /p/ in pin
aspirational adjective

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