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ambitions, plural;
  1. A strong desire to do or to achieve something, typically requiring determination and hard work
    • - her ambition was to become a model
    • - he achieved his ambition of making a fortune
  2. Desire and determination to achieve success
    • - life offered few opportunities for young people with ambition

  1. have as one's ambition
  2. a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business"
  3. a strong drive for success
  4. (ambitious) requiring full use of your abilities or resources; "ambitious schedule"; "performed the most challenging task without a mistake"
  5. Ambition is the desire for personal achievement. It provides the motivation and determination necessary to help give direction to life. Ambitious people seek to be the best at what they choose to do for attainment, power, or superiority. Ambition can also be defined as the object of this desire.
  6. Originally released on Atlantic Records in 1987, Ambition is former Styx guitarist/vocalist Tommy Shaw's third solo album release. It was produced by Terry Thomas (from the rock band, Charlie) and has a very fluid and melodic sound with rich synthesizer chords and sequences. ...
  7. "Ambition" is Miz's second and final single under her full name, Mizuki Watanabe. It was used as the opening theme for Kouklo Theatro, also known as Eternal Eyes a Playstation game published by Sunsoft. This single is now out of print.
  8. Pink Crustaceans and Good Vibrations is the 5th studio album from Pepper released on July 22, 2008. The title is taken from a fictional album recorded by "Coconut Pete" in the Broken Lizard film Club Dread. The album is produced by Paul Leary. Keyboards by Ronnie King.
  9. (Ambitions (song)) "Ambitions" is an English language massive 2009 hit in Norway for the Norwegian band Donkeyboy, their debut single, taken from their debut album Caught In a Life.
  10. An eager or inordinate desire for some object that confers distinction, as preferment, honor, superiority, political power, or literary fame; desire to distinguish one's self from other people; A desire, as in (1), for another person to achieve these things; The purported pathway to a chosen ...
  11. (ambitious) Possessing, or controlled by ambition; greatly or inordinately desirous of power, honor, office, superiority, or distinction; Strongly desirous—followed by "of" or the infinitive; as, ambitious to be or to do something; Springing from, characterized by, or indicating, ambition; showy ...
  12. (Ambitious) Term used to describe a writer who attempts to break or at least significantly modify one of the key rules of screenwriting.
  13. (ambitious) wanting to succeed: "He's ambitious and wants to lead the company."
  14. The object of desire and effort; a goal. In this case, to create the first "knowledge central" for tax policy, "a single source of rigorously peer reviewed but highly readable information on the key issues of public finance."
  15. An eager or strong desire to achieve something
  16. Keeping an eye on the future, always trying to improve oneself. Interest and spirit sometimes outweigh natural ability.
  17. (1) the last refuge of the failure. (2) the grand enemy of all peace. (3) an overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
  18. One's goal and desires in life (i.e. career goals).