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extravagance

US [ɪkˈstrævəɡəns]
UK [ɪk'strævəɡəns]
  • n.奢侈;铺张浪费;挥霍;奢侈品
  • Web过度;挥霍无度;奢侈挥霍
Plural Form:extravagances  
extravagance
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n.
1.
[u]
奢侈;挥霍;铺张浪费the act or habit of spending more money than you can afford or than is necessary
2.
[c]
奢侈品something that you buy although it costs a lot of money, perhaps more than you can afford or than is necessary
Going to the theatre is our only extravagance.
去剧院看戏是我们唯一的奢侈享受。
3.
[c][u]
富丽堂皇;豪华;奢华something that is impressive or noticeable because it is unusual or extreme
the extravagance of Strauss's music
施特劳斯音乐作品的富丽堂皇

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