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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: ambition(0.01394 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to ambition.
English → Indonesian (quick)
ambisi, berambisi, hasrat
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a cherished desire; “his ambition is to own his own
business” [syn: aspiration, dream]
2: a strong drive for success [syn: ambitiousness]
v : have as one's ambition
English → English (gcide)
Ambition \Am*bi"tion\, n. [F. ambition, L. ambitio a going
around, especially of candidates for office is Rome, to
solicit votes (hence, desire for office or honor), fr. ambire
to go around. See Ambient, Issue.]
1. The act of going about to solicit or obtain an office, or
any other object of desire; canvassing. [Obs.]
[I] used no ambition to commend my deeds. --Milton.
2. An eager, and sometimes an inordinate, desire for
preferment, honor, superiority, power, or the attainment
Cromwell, I charge thee, fling a way ambition:
By that sin fell the angels. --Shak.
The pitiful ambition of possessing five or six
thousand more acres. --Burke.
Ambition \Am*bi"tion\, v. t. [Cf. F. ambitionner.]
To seek after ambitiously or eagerly; to covet. [R.]
Pausanias, ambitioning the sovereignty of Greece,
bargains with Xerxes for his daughter in marriage.