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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “extravagance”

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
(Definition of extravagance from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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