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Detailed Translations for avarice from English to French


avarice [the ~] noun

  1. the avarice (love of money; greed for money)
    l'avare; l'avarice
  2. the avarice
  3. the avarice (stinginess; tenacity; miserliness; niggardliness)
    l'avidité; la rapacité

Translation Matrix for avarice:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
avare avarice; greed for money; love of money haggler; miser; money-grub; niggard; short arms deep pockets; skin-flint; skinflint
avarice avarice; greed for money; love of money greed; greediness; meanness; miserliness; stinginess
avidité avarice; miserliness; niggardliness; stinginess; tenacity craving; desire; eagerness; gluttony; greed; greediness; hunger; inquisitiveness; longing; lust; meanness; miserliness; passion; passionate desire; stinginess; voracity; yearning
rapacité avarice; miserliness; niggardliness; stinginess; tenacity being predatory; rapacity
- avariciousness; avaritia; covetousness; cupidity; greed; rapacity
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
avare avaricious; miserly; niggardly; pinchy; stingy

Synonyms for "avarice":

  • greed; covetousness; rapacity; avaritia; mortal sin; deadly sin
  • avariciousness; cupidity; greed

Related Definitions for "avarice":

  1. reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)1
  2. extreme greed for material wealth1

Wiktionary Translations for avarice:

  1. excessive or inordinate desire of gain
  1. attachement excessif à la possession d’argent, de richesses, sans en faire l’usage.

Cross Translation:
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