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ASPIRANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does aspirant mean? 

ASPIRANT (noun)
  The noun ASPIRANT has 1 sense:

1. an ambitious and aspiring young person

  Familiarity information: ASPIRANT used as a noun is very rare.


ASPIRANT (adjective)
  The adjective ASPIRANT has 1 sense:

1. desiring or striving for recognition or advancement

  Familiarity information: ASPIRANT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASPIRANT (noun)


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Meaning:

An ambitious and aspiring young person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

aspirant; aspirer; hopeful; wannabe; wannabee

Context examples:

a lofty aspirant / two executive hopefuls joined the firm / the audience was full of Madonna wannabes

Hypernyms ("aspirant" is a kind of...):

applicant; applier (a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission)


ASPIRANT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Desiring or striving for recognition or advancement

Synonyms:

aspirant; aspiring; wishful

Similar:

ambitious (having a strong desire for success or achievement)


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