avidez

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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (often used with "de" or "por")
a. eagerness
Cal veía los debates presidenciales con la misma avidez con la que veía partidos de futbol.Cal watched the presidential debates with the same eagerness as when he watched soccer games.
La avidez con la que el perro comía su comida indicaba que tenía mucha hambre.The eagerness with which the dog ate his food showed he was really hungry.
b. avidity
La avidez de conocimiento de Sara la convierte en la estudiante perfecta.Sara's avidity for knowledge makes her the perfect student.
c. greed
El empresario dejó que su avidez por hacerse rico influyera en sus decisiones.The entrepreneur allowed his greed for becoming rich to influence his decisions.
d. greediness
La avidez y el egoísmo son características todavía muy presentes en el mundo de los negocios.Greediness and selfishness are characteristics that still feature heavily in the business world.
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avidez
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. eagerness
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avidez
(entusiasmo) avidity; eagerness;de for; (codicia) greed; greediness;de for
con avidez (con entusiasmo) avidly; eagerly; (con codicia) greedily
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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