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envy

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

envy

noun [U]  us   /ˈen·vi/
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 Arabic حَسَد…
in Korean 부러움…
in Malaysian berasa iri hati…
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 Vietnamese sự thèm muốn…
in Spanish envidia…
in Portuguese inveja…
in Thai ความอิจฉา…
in German der Neid…
in Catalan enveja…
in Japanese うらやましさ…
in Indonesian iri hati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羡慕, 忌妒…
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