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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (cupidity)
a. greed
Cegado por la avaricia, ganó mucho dinero pero perdió a todos sus amigos.Blinded by greed, he made a lot of money but lost all his friends.
b. avarice
El filósofo marxista criticó al capitalismo por promover la avaricia.The Marxist philosopher criticized capitalism for the avarice it promotes.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. greed, avarice
la avaricia rompe el sacogreed doesn't pay
2. (colloquial)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ser feo/pesado con avariciato be ugly/boring in the extreme
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avarice; greed; greediness
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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