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greed

US [ɡrid]
UK [ɡriːd]
  • n.贪婪;贪欲;贪心;贪食
  • Web强欲;贪念;贪嘴
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n.
1.
贪婪;贪心;贪欲a strong desire for more wealth, possessions, power, etc. than a person needs
His actions were motivated by greed.
他的所作所为是受贪婪之心所驱使。
Nothing would satisfy her greed for power.
她对权力贪得无厌。
2.
贪食;贪吃a strong desire for more food or drink when you are no longer hungry or thirsty
I had another helping of ice cream out of pure greed.
我纯粹是因为嘴馋贪吃,又吃了一份冰淇淋。

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