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And he has more ambitious plans if the second one goes well. The Sun (2016)The camp residents have ambitious plans. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's been a hugely ambitious project. The Sun (2016)An ambitious infrastructure project is also on the cards including 2.3 billion to improve rural roads. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An ambitious family project may ask more of you than anyone else because you are the one with the most energy and ideas. The Sun (2017)This is a bold, ambitious plan to deliver the change we need. The Sun (2017)But the size of Villa as a club and the chance to be ambitious and do something positive was a big draw. The Sun (2016)Luck is building for an ambitious plan for a family reunion - it takes teamwork and you have a key role to play. The Sun (2016)The trust has ambitious plans to double in size; this will require further issue of equity but that dividend yield looks safe enough. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is an ambitious and complex production of an ambitious and complex play. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)You are ready to set more ambitious goals for yourself. The Sun (2013)In time trouble this is extraordinarily ambitious. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Oxford has ambitious plans to expand summer schools. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have a lot of ambitious people here and our appraisal is designed to stretch and challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The report called for an ambitious effort to rein in borrowing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was trying something much more ambitious. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)Their ambitious goal is to bring them close once more. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)And an ambitious cash plan deserves a closer look. The Sun (2012)Footballers like joining ambitious clubs because ambitious clubs have lots of money. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was now confident enough to attempt something far more ambitious. The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History (2007)Pluto inspires you to set ambitious goals. The Sun (2012)But the current project is a lot more ambitious. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And you and your brother are clearly thinking of something far more ambitious. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But ambitious plans to transform it into an important centre for exhibitions have failed to get off the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As an economy grows its population demands more personal insurance and more ambitious business projects need to insure against failure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Mars inspires you to be ambitious, determined and one to watch at work. The Sun (2011)It's an ambitious project and not without its critics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The ambitious project is a great example of the investment needed if Britain is to remain competitive in the tourism business. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The lecture is extraordinarily ambitious. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Behind Cummins's eccentric bonhomie is a determined and ambitious man. Times, Sunday Times (2014)An ambitious style of play that enables them to play tight, wide or preferably a mixture of both is required - now. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But it is the structure of the song that seems, still, so extraordinarily ambitious for a musician in his early twenties. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The English effort is less ambitious and has been made without any flourish of trumpets, but it is none the less real and admirable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: ambitious /æmˈbɪʃəs/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is ambitious wants to be successful, rich, or powerful.
He is very ambitious.
- American English: ambitious
- Arabic: طَموح
- Brazilian Portuguese: ambicioso
- Chinese: 有雄心的
- Croatian: ambiciozan
- Czech: ctižádostivý
- Danish: ambitiøs
- Dutch: ambitieus
- European Spanish: ambicioso
- Finnish: kunnianhimoinen
- French: ambitieux
- German: ehrgeizig
- Greek: φιλόδοξος
- Italian: ambizioso
- Japanese: 野心的な
- Korean: 야심적인
- Norwegian: ambisiøs
- Polish: ambitny
- European Portuguese: ambicioso
- Romanian: ambițios
- Russian: честолюбивый
- Spanish: ambicioso
- Swedish: ambitiös
- Thai: ทะเยอทะยาน
- Turkish: hırslı
- Ukrainian: честолюбний
- Vietnamese: nhiều tham vọng
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