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aspiration

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aspiration/ˌæspəˈreɪʃən/noun
pluralaspirations
aspiration
/ˌæspəˈreɪʃən/
noun
pluralaspirations
Learner's definition of ASPIRATION  
[count] : something that a person wants very much to achieve— usually plural
[noncount] : the act of aspirating something: such as
linguistics : the act of pronouncing the sound of a breath or the letter “h”
   b medical : the act of removing liquid from a person's body
   c medical : the act of breathing something into the lungs

— aspirational

/ˌæspəˈreɪʃənəɫ/adjective,British,[more aspirational; most aspirational]

— aspirationally

adverb
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