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Cities in general are no longer offering a lifestyle that many young people aspire to. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The problem was that the aspiring entrepreneur did not know one end of a marrow from the other. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Writing a business plan is an essential exercise for aspiring entrepreneurs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He met the aspiring actress after an expensive split with his third wife. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He asked the aspiring actors to pose for him. The Sun (2011)We could do with some healthier people to aspire to. The Sun (2014)What advice would she give to an aspiring entrepreneur? Times, Sunday Times (2013)But an aspiring leader cannot afford to make enemies. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But any aspiring comic actors should just sit and watch the masterclass. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To aspire to people like that is awesome. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Other aspiring entrepreneurs talk of how they have suffered bad luck. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Most people now aspire to have degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was perfect training for an aspiring entrepreneur. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is this really a future that people aspire to? Times, Sunday Times (2015)It also emphasises that these aspiring entrepreneurs need access to the right support. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How many people can sensibly aspire to that? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Funding is one of the biggest issues for aspiring entrepreneurs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She took the figure that may not have been the one people aspired to and turned it around. The Sun (2014)Amid all the contradictory accounts of how an aspiring actress became acquainted with the media billionaire one consistency has emerged. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The couple first met when she was 16 and an aspiring actress and ballet dancer. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was an aspiring actor, which is to say that he was unemployed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She could be an art student, aspiring actress or environmental campaigner. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was an aspiring actress. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I was always an aspiring actress and that's not the most appealing personality. Times, Sunday Times (2014)UK businesses aspire to be leaders in this new world, and want a clear regulatory framework on which to base investment plans. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As a result, many aspiring leaders look to outside organisations for the support they need, often paying for external coaching. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: aspire VERB
to aspire to sth If you aspire to something such as an important job, you have a strong desire to achieve it.
...people who aspire to public office.
Definition of aspire from the Collins English Dictionary
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