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am bi shuhn

  • n  a cherished desire
    his ambition is to own his own business
  • n  a strong drive for success
  • v  have as one's ambition

  • Anyone who doubts that children are born with a healthy amount of ambition need spend only a few minutes with a baby eagerly learning to walk or a headstrong toddler starting to .
  • Ambition: Why Some People Are Most Likely To Succeed (Cover: Behavior) A fire in the belly doesn't light itself.
  • But the purest form of ambition is political ambition, because it represents a desire to rule over other people.
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  • Harry Reid in Washington Post
    Senator Byrd's ambition was legendary,said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., recalling how shortly after he first took his oath of office on January 3, 1959, the same day Alaska became a state, he told a local newspaper that he...
  • Giancarlo Fisichella in UK Express
    Fisichella, who made 224 starts in a 13-year career, said: "It is true that it has always been an ambition to do this, and for Vijay to have allowed it to become a reality is very generous."
  • Gordon Brown in New York Times
    International support depends on the scale of his ambition and the degree of his achievement in five key areas: security, governance, reconciliation, economic development and engagement with Afghanistan's neighbors,Mr. Brown said.

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