life's ambition

Definition of life's ambition

:the thing one most wants to do in one's life
  • She finally achieved/realized/fulfilled her life's ambition when she started her own business.

Word by Word Definitions

life play
  1. : the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

  2. : a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

  3. : an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. : of or relating to animate being

  2. : lifelong

  3. : using a living model

ambition play
  1. : an ardent desire for rank, fame, or power

  2. : desire to achieve a particular end

  3. : the object of ambition

  1. : to have as one's ambition : desire


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