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envy

verb [T]  /ˈen·vi/ us  
to wish that you had a quality or possession that another person has: I envy people so much who feel carefree.

envy

noun [U]  /ˈen·vi/ us  
the feeling that you wish you had something that someone else has: His new car is the envy of (= liked and wanted by) all his friends.
Translations of “envy”
in Korean 부러움…
in Arabic حَسَد…
in French jalousie…
in Turkish kıskançlık, gıpta, imrenme…
in Italian invidia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羡慕, 忌妒…
in Russian зависть…
in Polish zazdrość…
in Spanish envidia…
in Portuguese inveja…
in German der Neid…
in Catalan enveja…
in Japanese うらやましさ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羡慕, 忌妒…
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