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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “extravagant”

extravagant

adjective
 
 
/ɪkˈstræv.ə.ɡənt/
spending too much money, or using too much of something
奢侈的,鋪張的;浪費的
the extravagant lifestyle of a movie star
影星奢華的生活方式
That was very extravagant of you to buy strawberries out of season.
在不適當的時令買草莓,你真是太奢侈了。
He rarely used taxis, which he regarded as extravagant.
他很少坐計程車,他認為這是一種奢侈的行為。
the extravagant use of packaging on many products
許多產品的過度包裝
Uncontrolled
extreme and unreasonable
過度的;不切實際的
The product does not live up to the extravagant claims of the advertisers.
這種產品根本就沒有廣告商講的那樣好。
Unsuitable and unacceptable
extravagantly
 
 
/ɪkˈstræv.ə.ɡənt.li/ adverb
Uncontrolled
(Definition of extravagant from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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