rapacious Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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rapaciousadjective

uk   us   /rəˈpeɪ.ʃəs/ formal
having or ​showing a ​strongwish to take things for yourself, usually using ​unfairmethods or ​force: a rapacious ​landlord/​businessman her rapacious ​appetite for ​fame
rapaciously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
rapaciousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
rapacity
noun [U] uk   /rəˈpæs.ə.ti/  us   /-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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