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"greed" in British English

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greednoun [U]

uk   us   /ɡriːd/
C1 a very ​strongwish to ​continuously get more of something, ​especiallyfood or ​money: I don't ​know why I'm ​eating more - it's not ​hunger, it's just greed! He was ​unsympathetic with many ​housesellers, ​complaining that they were ​motivated by greed.
(Definition of greed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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greednoun [U]

 us   /ɡrid/
a ​strongdesire to ​continually get more of something, esp. ​money: He was motivated by ​pure greed.
greedy
adjective  us   /ˈɡrid·i/
He was greedy for ​power.
(Definition of greed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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