Translation of "covet" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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covetverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkʌv.ɪt/ us /ˈkʌv.ət/ formal

to want to have something very much, especially something that belongs to someone else

觊觎,垂涎(尤指他人之物);贪求,渴望
She always coveted power but never quite achieved it. 她一直贪求权力,但从未得逞。
The Booker Prize is the most coveted British literary award. 布克奖是最令人向往的英国文学奖。

(Translation of “covet” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)