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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “covet”

covet

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈkʌv.ɪt/ formal
to want to have something very much, especially something which belongs to someone else
覬覦,垂涎(尤指他人之物);貪求,渴望
She always coveted power but never quite achieved it.
她一直貪求權力,但從未得逞。
The Booker Prize is the most coveted British literary award.
布克獎是最令人嚮往的英國文學獎。
Envy and jealousy
(Definition of covet from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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