Aspirant - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈspaɪərənt|  American pronunciation of the word aspirant
Brit.  |əˈspʌɪər(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word aspirant

noun

- an ambitious and aspiring young person(syn: aspirer, hopeful, wannabe, wannabee)

adjective

- desiring or striving for recognition or advancement (syn: aspiring, wishful)

Examples

...a bevy of ever-smiling aspirants for the Miss America title...

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