Meaning of “enviable” in the English Dictionary

"enviable" in British English

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enviableadjective

uk /ˈen.vi.ə.bəl/ us /ˈen.vi.ə.bəl/

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 /ˈen.vi.ə.bli/ us /ˈen.vi.ə.bli/

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

"enviable" in American English

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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)