Meaning of “avarice” in the English Dictionary

"avarice" in British English

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avaricenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈæv.ər.ɪs/ us /ˈæv.ɚ.ɪs/ formal
avaricious
adjective uk /ˌæv.əˈrɪʃ.əs/ us /ˌæv.əˈrɪʃ.əs/
avariciously
adverb uk /ˌæv.əˈrɪʃ.əs.li/ us /ˌæv.əˈrɪʃ.əs.li/

(Definition of “avarice” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"avarice" in American English

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avaricenoun [ U ]

us /ˈæv·ər·əs/
avaricious
adjective us /ˌæv·əˈrɪʃ·əs/

avaricious land speculators

(Definition of “avarice” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)