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ambitio

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑmbitio]
  • Hyphenation: am‧bi‧ti‧o

NounEdit

ambitio

  1. ambition

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ambiō (go around).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ambitiō f (genitive ambitiōnis); third declension

  1. A going around or about; that which surrounds.
  2. A desire for one's favor or good will; excessive desire to please, flattery, adulation.
  3. A desire for honor, popularity, power or display; ambition; vanity.
  4. Partiality, favouritism.
  5. A great exertion.
  6. (in the time of the Republic) The going about of candidates for office in Rome, and the soliciting of citizens for their vote; candidature; canvassing.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ambitiō ambitiōnēs
genitive ambitiōnis ambitiōnum
dative ambitiōnī ambitiōnibus
accusative ambitiōnem ambitiōnēs
ablative ambitiōne ambitiōnibus
vocative ambitiō ambitiōnēs

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