aspirational

[ as-puh-rey-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌæs pəˈreɪ ʃə nl /

adjective

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.

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