aspirational

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adjective as·pi·ra·tion·al \ˌas-pə-ˈrā-sh(ə-)nəl\

Definition of aspirational

  1. :  of, relating to, or characterized by aspiration <aspirational goals>: such asa :  having or showing a desire to achieve a high level of success or social status < … private schools are patronised … by parents struggling to produce intelligent, clear-thinking, disciplined, polite, aspirational children … — Katie Grant>b :  associated with or suggestive of a high level of success and social status and therefore appealing to people who aspire to such status <aspirational brands/products>

aspirationally

adverb

Origin and Etymology of aspirational

aspiration + 1-al


First Known Use: 1866


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