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extravagance
British English: /ɪkˈstravəɡ(ə)ns/
, /ɛkˈstravəɡ(ə)ns/
American English: /ɪkˈstrævəɡəns/

Translation of extravagance in German:

noun no pl.

  • 1 (being extravagant)
    (of claim, wish, order, demand) Übertriebenheit, die
    (of words, thoughts, ideas, etc.) Verstiegenheit, die
    (with money) Verschwendungssucht, die
    the extravagance of her tastes
    ihr teurer Geschmack
  • 2
    (extravagant thing) Luxus, der

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