German-English translation for "erstreben"

"erstreben" English translation

erstreben
transitives Verb | transitive verb v/t <kein ge-; h>

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  • aim for, aspire to, strive after (oder | orod for)
    erstreben Reichtum, Macht, Ruhm, Herrschaft etc
    erstreben Reichtum, Macht, Ruhm, Herrschaft etc
examples
  • ein Ziel erstreben
    to aim at (oder | orod work toward[s]) a goal
    ein Ziel erstreben
This will not take the desired effect i. e. filling the ozone hole until 100 years from now.
Allerdings wird der erstrebte Effekt, die Schließung des Ozonlochs, erst in 100 Jahren eintreten.
Source: Europarl
After all, we want to move towards a transparent form of European decision-making.
Wir erstreben nämlich eine transparente Form der Beschlussfassung in der Union.
Source: Europarl
The pioneers sought to make a peaceful Europe and they, of course, succeeded.
Die Pioniere erstrebten ein friedliches Europa, und selbstverständlich hatten sie Erfolg.
Source: Europarl
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