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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ambitious /æm'biʃəs/
  • tính từ
    • có nhiều hoài bão, có nhiều khát vọng
    • có nhiều tham vọng
Concise Dictionary
+having a strong desire for success or achievement
+requiring full use of your abilities or resources

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 aspiring, hopeful; enthusiastic:
My son, I am just as ambitious for you as you are for yourself.
2 energetic, enterprising, vigorous, zealous, enthusiastic, eager:
We prefer ambitious young people to those who are seeking a sinecure.
3 greedy, avaricious, overzealous, overambitious, Colloq pushy, yuppy:
Howard is a trifle too ambitious, expecting to be department head after only one year.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 determined to be successful, rich, powerful, etc: a fiercely ambitious young manager + They were very ambitious for their children (= they wanted them to be successful).
2 needing a lot of effort, money or time to succeed: the government's ambitious plans for social reform + Jogging every morning? That's very ambitious, isn't it?
ambitiously adverb
Collocation Dictionary

1 determined to be successful


be, seem


extremely, highly, very
He is a highly ambitious politician.
| socially


She is very ambitious for her four children.

2 difficult to achieve


be, seem


extremely, hugely, very | rather | overly
Phases 2 and 3 seem overly ambitious.

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