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10:53 Aug 29, 2001
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: ambition
ambitious attitude
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Summary of answers provided
na +1tomooh طموح or matmah مطمحRaghad
na +1طموحFuad Yahya
na +1tumuuhyacine
naمطمع -همة -مرام - مراد-مرمى-عزيمة-إصرار-عزم-مسعىMona Helal


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
tumuuh


Explanation:
ambitious attitude = "mawqif tamuuh" or "tasarruf tamuuh"
i hope it helps you
yacine


yacine
Local time: 11:48
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 51

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Neveen El-Gamal
2 days 11 hrs
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
طموح


Explanation:
Pronounced: TUMOOH.

Various other renditions may be suggested, depending on context.

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7167

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  AhmedAMS
9 days
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
tomooh طموح or matmah مطمح


Explanation:
Ambition (general): tomooh طموح or matmah مطمح
The ambition: attomooh الطموح

Ambitious : tamooh طموح (it is pronounced differently from tomooh)

Ambitious attitude: mawqefon tamooh موقف طموح (feeling or opinion about something or someone)

Or: solookon tamooh سلوك طموح (way of behaving)


Raghad
Local time: 12:48
PRO pts in pair: 160

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  DINA MOHAMED
2 days 22 hrs
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7 hrs
مطمع -همة -مرام - مراد-مرمى-عزيمة-إصرار-عزم-مسعى


Explanation:
Adding to the suggestions made by my colleagues above I'd add all these the translations of which are as follows:
Matmaa'-Himma-Maram-Mourad-'Azeema-Issrar-'Azm-Mas'aa.

If you use ambition as suggested above by my colleagues, it would be the commendable/benign/harmless type of ambition.

Some of suggestions I made carry connotation of non-commendable, non-praisworthy attitudes especially: Matmaa' مطمع.

My suggestion if you want to use 'ambitious attitudes' with the last word I quoted you'd say "مطامع = Mataami'" only one word.

HTH

Mona Helal
Local time: 21:48
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 397
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