ambitious · adjective /æmˈbɪʃ.əs/Full view
ambitious (PERSON)
B2 wanting to be successful or powerful
Dictionary examples:

an ambitious young lawyer

He's very ambitious for his children.

Learner example:

I chose Omar because I find him very talented and ambitious. (First Certificate in English; B2; Slovene)

ambitious (PLAN)
B2 If a plan or idea is ambitious, it will need a lot of work and will be difficult to achieve.
Dictionary examples:

This is our most ambitious project so far.

She has some ambitious plans for her business.

Learner example:

If we a[c]complish these ambitious plans, we can even run for the 2006 Winter Olympic Games. (First Certificate in English; B2; Polish)

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