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avarice

noun [U]     /ˈævərɪs/ formal
a strong feeling that you want a lot of money and possessionsGreedy
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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