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ambitious (am BISH uhs) (adjective), more ambitious, most ambitious
1. Pertaining to a strong feeling of wanting to be successful in life and to achieve great things: Patrick was very ambitious and wanted to become a pilot ever since he was 9 years old and he succeeded in doing it!
2. A reference to an aim or objective that someone is trying to attain or to accomplish: The teacher, Mr. Evans, told his classes that ambitious students make the best grades
A young student is pursuing a goal or ambition to become an industrial leader.
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The scheme, or master plan, of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia to build five new cities gives the term ambitious a new meaning.

—Bob Ghosh as seen in TIME; October 27, 2008; page 49.
This entry is located in the following units: ambi-, amb-, ambo- (page 2) itiner-, it-, -it (page 1)