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avaricenoun [U]

uk   /ˈæv.ər.ɪs/  us   /-ɚ-/ formal
an extremely strong wish to get or keep money or possessions: Her business empire brought her wealth beyond the dreams of avarice (= an extremely large amount of money).
Synonym
avaricious
adjective uk   us   /ˌæv.əˈrɪʃ.əs/
avariciously
adverb uk   us   /ˌæv.əˈrɪʃ.əs.li/
Translations of “avarice”
in Vietnamese tính hám lợi…
in Spanish avaricia…
in Thai ความโลภ…
in Malaysian tamak…
in French avarice…
in German der Geiz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貪得無厭, 貪婪…
in Indonesian ketamakan, keserakahan…
in Russian алчность…
in Turkish para hırsı, servet/ün/şan/şöhret tutkusu, hırsı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贪得无厌, 贪婪…
in Polish skąpstwo…
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