lavish Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"lavish" in British English

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lavishadjective

uk   us   /ˈlæv.ɪʃ/
C2 large in ​quantity and ​expensive or ​impressive: lavish ​gifts/​promises/​praise lavish ​spending lavish ​banquets The ​evening was a lavish ​affair with ​gloriousfood and an ​endlesssupply of ​champagne. The lavish ​production makes this ​musicaltrulymemorable. very ​generous: The ​critics were lavish intheirpraise for the ​paintings.
lavishly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
The ​diningroom was lavishly ​decorated.
lavishness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of lavish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lavish" in American English

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lavishadjective

 us   /ˈlæv·ɪʃ/
spending, giving, or using more than is ​necessary or ​reasonable; more than enough: The ​team has the most lavish ​trainingfacility in the ​league.
lavishly
adverb  us   /ˈlæv·ɪʃ·li/
They ​live in a lavishly ​furnishedapartmentoverlooking Central Park.
(Definition of lavish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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