aspire to

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Related to aspire to: not to mention, in the first place, pat on the back, came across
See: intend, pursue
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It is ESSENTIAL to such a government that it be derived from the great body of the society, not from an inconsiderable proportion, or a favored class of it; otherwise a handful of tyrannical nobles, exercising their oppressions by a delegation of their powers, might aspire to the rank of republicans, and claim for their government the honorable title of republic.
Hundred pound a year houses would in future be a luxury which he could not aspire to.
Laurent Joliat, Communication Manager, ASPIRE said: "We are committed at ASPIRE to supporting the local community and highlighting ways to prevent diabetes.
Ms Coyle said yesterday her priority was to convince employers that they needed to join up with Aspire to secure the future of the North-East workforce.
The AOL Aspires grant program is based on the belief that in order to reach a bright and successful future, a student must first aspire to that future and have those aspirations nurtured.
The addition of Aspire to our team will alleviate the increasing time and energy demands placed on key personnel that should otherwise be focusing on our core competency - developing and delivering service monitoring and fault isolation tools and services for next generation network services," said Datameg Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Mark P.