aspiration

英 [æspə'reɪʃ(ə)n] 美 ['æspə'reʃən]
  • n. 渴望;抱负;送气;吸气;吸引术
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aspiration (n.1)
1530s, "action of breathing into," from Latin aspirationem (nominative aspiratio) "a breathing on, a blowing upon; rough breathing; influence," noun of action from past participle stem of aspirare (see aspire). Meaning "steadfast longing for a higher goal, earnest desire for something above one" is recorded from c. 1600 (sometimes collectively, as aspirations).
aspiration (n.2)
late 14c., "action of aspirating," noun of action from aspirate (v.).
1. He nurses an aspiration to be a poet.
他心怀当诗人的愿望.

来自《现代汉英综合大词典》

2. Taiwan will return to the embrace of the motherland; the whole country must be united. This is the general trend of development and the common aspiration of the people.
台湾要回到祖国的怀抱, 全国一定要统一.这是大势所趋,人心所向.

来自《现代汉英综合大词典》

3. Man's aspiration should be as lofty as the stars.
人的志气应当象天上的星星那么高.

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4. It revealed an aspiration for freedom from imposed limitations.
它表现出冲破种种束缚去追求自由的强烈愿望.

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5. Other causes of unconsciousness predisposing to aspiration lung abscess are convulsive seizures.
造成吸入性肺脓肿昏迷的其他原因,有惊厥发作.

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