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adjective uk   /ˈɡriː.di/ us  
B2 wanting a lot more food, money, etc. than you need: greedy, selfish people He's greedy for power/success.
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adverb uk   /-dɪ.li/ us  
He ate the bread greedily.
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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