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covet

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈkʌv.ɪt/ formal
to want to have something very much, especially something which 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。
Envy and jealousy
Translations of “covet”
in Vietnamese thèm muốn…
in Spanish codiciar…
in Thai อยากได้ของผู้อื่น…
in Malaysian mendambakan…
in French convoiter…
in German begehren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 覬覦,垂涎(尤指他人之物), 貪求,渴望…
in Indonesian menginginkan…
in Russian жаждать…
in Turkish gözü kalmak, imrenmek, içi gitmek…
in Polish pożądać…
(Definition of covet from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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