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English definition of “greed”

greed

noun [U]     /ɡriːd/
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.Greedy
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