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extravagance

noun
 
 
/ɪkˈstræv.ə.ɡənts/
[U] when you spend more money than you need to
奢侈,鋪張
I think she was shocked by my extravagance.
我想,我太鋪張了,她一定感到很震驚。
UncontrolledPaying and spending money
[C] something you buy which you do not need and which costs a lot of money
奢侈品,奢華物
Perfume is my greatest extravagance.
香水是我最大的奢侈品。
BuyingExpensive and luxuriousCosting too much
Translations of “extravagance”
in Korean 낭비…
in Arabic إسراف, بَذَخ…
in Portuguese extravagância…
in Catalan malbaratament…
in Japanese ぜいたく, 浪費…
in Italian stravaganza…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奢侈,铺张, 奢侈品,奢华物…
(Definition of extravagance from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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