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British English: /ˈɛnvi/
American English: /ˈɛnvi/

Translation of envy in French:


  • (brief)
    (long-term) jalousie (f)
    out of envy
    par jalousie
    in envy
    par envie
    to be the envy of somebody
    faire envie à quelqu'un
    her success caused considerable envy
    sa réussite a fait beaucoup de jaloux

transitive verb

  • to envy somebody something
    envier quelque chose à quelqu'un


to be green with envy

être vert de jalousie
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