aspiration / ˌæs pəˈreɪ ʃən /


aspiration 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. a strong desire, longing, or aim; ambition: intellectual aspirations.
  2. a goal or objective that is strongly desired: The presidency has been his aspiration since boyhood.
  3. the act of aspirating or breathing in.
  4. Phonetics. articulation accompanied by an audible puff of breath, as in the h-sound of how, or of when, or in the release of initial stops, as in the k-sound of key.the use of such a speech sound, or aspirate, in pronunciation.
  5. Medicine/Medical. the act of removing a fluid, as pus or serum, from a cavity of the body, by a hollow needle or trocar connected with a suction syringe.the act of inhaling fluid or a foreign body into the bronchi and lungs, often after vomiting.

aspiration 近义词

n. 名词 noun

goal, hope


  1. We might start by thinking about how companies can do more to balance year-on-year or quarterly targets against long-term aspirations that last—or even exceed—a lifetime, like the commitments some oil companies have made to reach net zero emissions.
  2. She moved to Australia for high school and with aspirations to be a doctor.
  3. FFA, a community of women founders and a startup accelerator working to achieve greater gender diversity in technology, built a sample of 150 women from tech hubs “with high likelihood of having entrepreneurial aspirations,” according to its dataset.
  4. The results also highlight some important gaps between aspiration and reality—what people want companies to do, and what they think they’re actually doing.
  5. On the other hand, if people share their feelings and candidly explain their fears and aspirations to others, they might better motivate positive change.
  6. Both high fashion and the fast, commercial fashion of Target are supposed to be about aspiration.
  7. The salaries were reduced so much that 1000 euro for many workers has now become a goal or aspiration.
  8. Nine years later, making 1,000 euro a month has become an aspiration for many.
  9. Is getting involved in politics a serious aspiration of yours?
  10. But Roosevelt rooted it firmly in American experience and aspiration.
  11. In this way, public curiosity may be gratified, but hardly any private aspiration after fame.
  12. Property, the family, the state, are sacred; but aspiration toward the recognition of the equality of men is insanity.
  13. Beyond all this Michael sincerely tried to correct his morals and manners in the light of aspiration and faith.
  14. The Romantic aspiration is revealed in Steinle, even, in a certain “yearning after colour.”
  15. Phœbe's aspiration to become like her teacher did not lessen as the days went on.