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rapacious

Pronunciation: /rəˈpeɪʃəs/

Translation of rapacious in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [formal] [person/character] codicioso, avaricioso, rapaz; [appetite/greed] voraz; [gaze] ávido, rapaz
    Example sentences
    • Now there are rapacious landlords getting paid by the city to house homeless families.
    • He drew the link between control over society's resources by a small wealthy elite and this rapacious policy.
    • The economy is collapsing, because of international policies, which are rapacious and stupid.

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