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envy

noun
 
 
/ˈenvi/
B2 [U] the feeling that you wish you had something that someone else has: I watched with envy as he climbed into his brand new sports car.Envy and jealousy
be the envy of sb to be liked and wanted by someone: Her new office was the envy of the whole company.Envy and jealousy
(Definition of envy noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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