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am·bi·tious / amˈbishəs/ • adj. having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed: his mother was hard-working and ambitious for her four children. ∎  (of a plan or piece of work) intended to satisfy high aspirations and therefore difficult to achieve: the scope of the book is very ambitious. DERIVATIVES: am·bi·tious·ly adv. am·bi·tious·ness n.

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