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enviableadjective

uk   us   /ˈen.vi.ə.bl̩/
If someone is in an enviable ​situation, you ​wish you were also in that ​situation: She's in the enviable position of being ​able to ​choose who she ​works for.
enviably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
(Definition of enviable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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enviableadjective

 us   /ˈen·vi·ə·bəl/
(esp. of a ​quality or ​advantage) causing you to ​wish that you also ​possessed it; ​desirable: She has an enviable ​ability to ​work under ​pressure.
(Definition of enviable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “enviable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人羡慕的…
in Turkish gıpta edilecek, kıskanılacak…
in Russian завидный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人羡慕的…
in Polish godny pozazdroszczenia…
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