1. Action de viser.
2. (Au pluriel) But. Des visées lointaines.
ETYM French ambition, Latin ambitio a going around, especially of candidates for office is Rome, to solicit votes (hence, desire for office or honor, from ambire to go around. Related to Ambient, Issue.
1. A cherished desire; SYN. aspiration, dream.
2. A strong drive for success; SYN. ambitiousness.