As*pir"ant [Cf. F. aspirant, p. pr. of aspirer. See Aspire.]

Aspiring.

 

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As*pir"ant, n. [Cf. F. aspirant.]

One who aspires; one who eagerly seeks some high position or object of attainment.

In consequence of the resignations . . . the way to greatness was left clear to a new set of aspirants. Macaulay.

 

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