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aspiration

1. 
a. the act of breathing
b. a breath
2. removal of air or fluid from a body cavity by suction
3. Med
a. the sucking of fluid or foreign matter into the air passages of the body
b. the removal of air or fluid from the body by suction

aspiration

[‚as·pə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
The removal of fluids from a cavity by suction.
(microbiology)
The use of suction to draw up a sample in a pipette.
(science and technology)
Act or the result of removing, carrying along, or drawing by suction.

aspiration

In an air-conditioned room, the pulling of room air into the moving air-stream which is discharging from a diffuser.
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First, I will argue that fiduciary duty standards of conduct are not inherently aspirational and unenforceable.
There are two key implications of these insights regarding marketing activations: Communicate to the Aspirational Self when marketing to consumers in the planning stage, and speak to the Hedonic Self in the preparation and consumption stage.
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Stephen was confident that there are now many positive factors in place to provide a great springboard for growth into higher quality frozen products at prices to which aspirational buyers could relate.
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"Today, over a million and a half people are using our satellite radio products--they see our name and logo everyday." So even though Delphi is still more widely known by automotive engineers and marketing people than the general public, consumer electronics is Delphi's fastest growing business unit and puts it on track to achieve what it calls "aspirational" sales targets through the end of the decade, with the first aftermarket products based on future vehicle OE specifications scheduled to debut in fall 2005.
These revisions provide (1) "aspirational" practice standards for tax advisers, (2) mandatory requirements for "covered opinions," and (3) new practice standards for all other written tax advice.
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There is an aspirational aspect to it all, with middle and upper middle income consumers purchasing luxury brands of all types.
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