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o·ver·am·bi·tious

 (ō′vər-ăm-bĭsh′əs)
adj.
Ambitious to an excessive degree.

o′ver·am·bi′tion n.
o′ver·am·bi′tious·ly adv.

overambitious

(ˌəʊvəræmˈbɪʃəs)
adj
excessively ambitious: the aims were overambitious, therefore few were achieved.

o•ver•am•bi•tious

(ˌoʊ vər æmˈbɪʃ əs)
adj.
excessively ambitious.
[1960–65]
o`ver•am•bi′tious•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overambitious - excessively ambitious
ambitious - having a strong desire for success or achievement
Translations

overambitious

[ˌəʊvəræmˈbɪʃəs] ADJdemasiado ambicioso
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