Meaning of “extravagance” in the English Dictionary

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"extravagance" in British English

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extravagancenoun

uk /ɪkˈstræv.ə.ɡəns/ us /ɪkˈstræv.ə.ɡəns/

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

"extravagance" in American English

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extravagancenoun [ C/U ]

us /ɪkˈstræv·ə·ɡəns/

the practice of spending more money than is necessary or reasonable, or something that is expensive and not necessary:

[ C ] In those days, a second car seemed like a needless extravagance.

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