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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin aspīrātiōne(m), accusative case form of aspīrātiō (exhalation).
Equivalent to aspira(re) (to aspirate”, “to aspire) +‎ -zione (-(a)tion).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /as.pi.ratˈt͡sjo.ne/, [äs̪pir̺ät̪ˈt̪͡s̪joːn̺e]
  • Stress: aspirazióne
  • Hyphenation: a‧spi‧ra‧zio‧ne

NounEdit

aspirazione f (plural aspirazioni)

  1. suction
  2. ambition, aspiration (an ardent wish or desire)
  3. (phonetics) aspiration (burst of air)
  4. (of a chimney) draft

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