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greed

noun [U] uk   /ɡriːd/ us  
C1 a very strong wish to continuously get more of something, especially food or money: I don't know why I'm eating more - it's not hunger, it's just greed! He was unsympathetic with many house sellers, complaining that they were motivated by greed.
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