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aim / ām/ • v. 1. [tr.] point or direct (a weapon or camera) at a target: aim the camcorder at some suitable object | [intr.] aim for the middle of the target. ∎  direct (an object or blow) at someone or something: she aimed the bottle at his head. ∎  (aim something at) direct information or an action toward (a particular group): the TV campaign is aimed at the 16-24 age group. 2. [intr.] have the intention of achieving: we aim to give you the best service. • n. 1. a purpose or intention; a desired outcome: our primary aim is to achieve financial discipline. 2. [in sing.] the directing of a weapon or object at a target: his aim was perfect. PHRASES: take aim point a weapon or camera at a target.

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aim †estimate; direct (a missile, blow). XIV. ME. a(i)men; partly — OF. e(s)mer, a(s)mer :- L. æstimāre (see ESTEEM); partly — OF. ae(s)mer :- L. *adæstimāre (see AD-).
Hence (or — OF. ae(s)me, e(s)me) aim sb. XIV.

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aimacclaim, aflame, aim, became, blame, came, claim, dame, exclaim, fame, flame, frame, game, lame, maim, misname, name, proclaim, same, shame, tame •endgame • counterclaim • nickname •byname • filename • forename •surname • airframe • mainframe •Ephraim • doorframe • subframe •underframe • aspartame

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AIM Africa Inland Mission
• Alternative Investment Market
• (eɪm) American Indian Movement (civil-rights organization)
• American Institute of Management
• Amsterdam International Market
• analytical ion microscopy
• Association of Industrial Machinery Merchants
• Presbyterianism Australian Inland Mission
• Australian Institute of Management

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