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definition of the word ambition

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French ambition, Latin ambitio a going around, especially of candidates for office is Rome, to solicit votes (hence, desire for office or honor?) from ambire to go around. See ambient, issue.

Singular
ambition

Plural
ambitions

ambition (plural ambitions)

  1. An eager, and sometimes an inordinate, desire for preferment, honor, superiority, power, or the attainment of something. (material copied from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913))
  2. A desire, as in (1), for another person to achieve these things.
  3. The purported pathway to a chosen career.
  4. A personal quality similar to motivation, not necessarily tied to a single goal.
  5. A four-player card game of tricks played mainly in North America, Europe, and Japan. [1]


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