envy

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1 envy /ˈɛnvi/ noun
1 envy
/ˈɛnvi/
noun
Learner's definition of ENVY
[noncount]
: the feeling of wanting to have what someone else has
sometimes used humorously after a noun that indicates an object of envy
: someone or something that causes envy used in the phrase the envy of
2 envy /ˈɛnvi/ verb
envies; envied; envying
2 envy
/ˈɛnvi/
verb
envies; envied; envying
Learner's definition of ENVY
[+ object]
: to feel a desire to have what someone else has : to feel envy because of (someone or something)
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