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

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)