- relating to or characterized by aspiration or a strong desire for something: their aspirational goals for the New Year.
- aimed at or appealing to people who want to attain a higher social position or standard of living: a magazine featuring aspirational products for the home.
- Medicine/Medical. relating to the act of removing a fluid from a body cavity or of inhaling a fluid into the lungs.
- Phonetics. relating to articulation involving an audible puff of breath.
Origin of aspirational
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Examples from the Web for aspirational
This does not really address the aspirational reasons why so many Americans have been migrating to this region.Time to Bring Back the Truman Democrats
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Collectively, these young women are making entrepreneurship not just aspirational, but a little bit edgy.Basics Beware: We're All Girl Bosses Now
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Mattel successfully marketed them with jingles copping to the aspirational nature of their use.Happy Bday Barbie! You're Over
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And that was one of the reasons she was so popular with what were patronisingly called “the aspirational working classes.”How Thatcher's Ideology Threatens To Kill Zionism
April 18, 2013
Pressed by local developers and planners, some aspirational cities spend heavily on urban transit, including light rail.Houston Rising—Why the Next Great American Cities Aren’t What You Think
April 8, 2013
Can there possibly be friendships where there is no aspirational life?
Is not our horrible competitive civilization at last going to choke all aspirational life into silence?
His infatuation is known as el howa el'adhry (pure, or aspirational love).The Syrian Christ
Abraham Mitrie Rihbany