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covet

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈkʌvɪt/ formal
to want something very much, especially something that someone else hasWanting thingsHoping and hopefulnessEnvy and jealousy
Translations of “covet”
in Spanish codiciar…
in French convoiter…
in German begehren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 覬覦,垂涎(尤指他人之物), 貪求,渴望…
in Russian жаждать…
in Turkish gözü kalmak, imrenmek, içi gitmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 觊觎,垂涎(尤指他人之物), 贪求,渴望…
in Polish pożądać…
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