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English

Etymology

From Old French aspirer.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to aspire

Third person singular
aspires

Simple past
aspired

Past participle
-

Present participle
aspiring

to aspire (third-person singular simple present aspires, present participle aspiring, simple past and past participle aspired) (intransitive)
  1. To hope or dream; especially to hope or work towards a profession or occupation (followed by to as a preposition or infinitive particle).
    He aspires to become a doctor, someday.

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Translations


French

Verb

aspire

  1. First-person singular present indicative of aspirer.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of aspirer.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of aspirer.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of aspirer.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of aspirer .

Galician

Verb

aspire

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of aspirar.
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of aspirar.

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