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rapaciousadjective

uk   /rəˈpeɪ.ʃəs/ us   /rəˈpeɪ.ʃəs/ formal
rapaciously
adverb uk   /rəˈpeɪ.ʃəs.li/ us   /rəˈpeɪ.ʃəs.li/
rapaciousness
noun [U] uk   /rəˈpeɪ.ʃəs.nəs/ us   /rəˈpeɪ.ʃəs.nəs/
rapacity
noun [U] uk   /rəˈpæs.ə.ti/ us   /rəˈpæs.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of rapacious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rapacious”
in Spanish rapaz, codicioso…
in Vietnamese tham lam…
in Malaysian tamak…
in Thai โลภ…
in French rapace…
in German (raub)gierig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巧取豪夺的,贪婪的,掠夺的…
in Indonesian tamak…
in Chinese (Traditional) 巧取豪奪的,貪婪的,掠奪的…
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