♦♦♦ambitions1) N-COUNT: oft N to-inf If you have an ambition to do or achieve something, you want very much to do it or achieve it.
His ambition is to sail round the world...
He harboured ambitions of becoming a Tory MP.Syn:2) N-UNCOUNT Ambition is the desire to be successful, rich, or powerful.
Even when I was young I never had any ambition.
...a mixture of ambition and ruthlessness.
English dictionary. 2008.