Meaning of “greed” in the English Dictionary

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greednoun [ U ]

us /ɡrid/

a strong desire to continually get more of something, esp. money:

He was motivated by pure greed.
adjective us /ˈɡrid·i/

He was greedy for power.

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