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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (greedy)
a. ambitious
Ya había ganado millones, pero era ambicioso y quería más.He had already earned millions, but he was ambitious and wanted more.
b. overambitious
Creo que es ambicioso querer cobrar tanto.I think it's overambitious to want to charge that much.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (greedy person)
a. ambitious person
Jorge es un ambicioso. No le importa nadie más que él mismo.Jorge is an ambitious person. He doesn't care about anyone but himself.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ambitious
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. ambitious person
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ambiciosoa ambiciosa
1 (que tiene ambición) ambitious
2 (egoísta) proud; self-seeking
(gen) ambitious person; (oportunista) careerist
ambicioso de figurar social climber
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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