[ US /ˈæspɝənt, əˈspaɪɹənt/ ]
[ UK /ˈæspəɹənt/ ]
  1. an ambitious and aspiring young person
    two executive hopefuls joined the firm
    the audience was full of Madonna wannabes
    a lofty aspirant
  1. desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
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How To Use aspirant In A Sentence

  • Nevertheless, incumbent officeholders, candidates, and aspirants are pragmatic to a fault, and their main concern is with winning elections.
  • This year, nearly 150 teachers and teaching aspirants have enrolled for the one-month certificate programme.
  • His roots may be privileged ones, but his work ethic is fierce and focused, a powerful example for young and aspirant artists.
  • Other chapters, conversely, are likely to be concluded or closed only at the last minute since they touch upon core vested interests of current and aspirant member states.
  • ‘You have a more literate, educated and aspirant population in the working class and they are naturally moving towards either middle-market tabloids or broadsheets,’ he says.
  • I did not hear the moderator ask both aspirants to detail the rationale for future asset management/disposal strategies.
  • Dear Mollie -- I was glad to know that bound with the fetters of Science, and depressed by thought, you were Struggling yet to ascend the rugged Steep -- where "Star eyed Science" and fame unfold their banners to every anxious aspirant, and under whose folds of magnitude and magnificence all alike are permitted to recumb, and recur those who have in vagrancy strayed "tracing Shadows" -- beware of Letter from Young John Allen to Mollie Houston,June 2, 1854
  • They were asked to select the party candidate from 20 aspirants.
  • East Dunbartonshire, to the north of Glasgow, is another region where aspirant parents try to send their children to top-performing state schools.
  • Should any of this affect an aspirant lawyer 's choice of degree? Times, Sunday Times
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