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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.
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lavishadjective

uk   /ˈlæv.ɪʃ/  us   /ˈlæv.ɪʃ/
lavishly
adverb uk   /ˈlæv.ɪʃ.li/  us   /ˈlæv.ɪʃ.li/
The ​diningroom was lavishly ​decorated.
lavishness
noun [U] uk   /ˈlæv.ɪʃ.nəs/  us   /ˈlæv.ɪʃ.nəs/
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