Translation of "avarice" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈæv.ər.ɪs/ us /-ɚ-/ formal

an extremely strong wish to get or keep money or possessions

codicia, avaricia
Her business empire brought her wealth beyond the dreams of avarice (= an extremely large amount of money).
→ Synonym greed
avaricious adjective uk /ˌæv.əˈrɪʃ.əs/ us

codicioso, avaro
avariciously adverb uk /ˌæv.əˈrɪʃ.ə us

(Translation of “avarice” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈӕvəris/

(formal ) strong desire for money etc; greed

He was renowned for his avarice.
avaricious /-ʃəs/ adjective

She had gained a reputation as an avaricious woman.

(Translation of “avarice” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)