Translation of covet in Spanish:


codiciar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈkəvət/ /ˈkʌvɪt/

See Spanish definition of codiciar

transitive verb

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    (power/prize/possessions) codiciar
    thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife no desearás / codiciarás la mujer de tu prójimo
    • Is there any time in the future when you could see yourself coveting the Leader's job?
    • Government employment is coveted for the job security it offers and the prestige it confers.
    • Earlier this year he won yet another coveted Sony award for his breakfast show.
    • Decent people don't covet material possessions in times of crisis and extreme suffering.
    • I think it would make for a gentle irony if the two of them were to covet the two top jobs at the one time.
    • And it's not that they find themselves coveting their neighbor's possessions.
    • His was a major contribution towards Pakistan winning the much coveted gold medal.
    • Just as they have long craved mastery of reverse swing, so England have coveted a mystery spinner.
    • He's fascinated by tales of Wild Bill and Calamity Jane, and covets Hopkins's Colt 45.
    • Okay, so he certainly covets a lower-profile reign than the rest of the royals.
    • No other city in America covets celebrity as much as New York.
    • That is why she covets the titles that eluded her last season.
    • Gradually they find common ground and realise that each of them secretly covets the other man's lifestyle.
    • Still I have the consolation in knowing there is a man in Texas who covets it!
    • If the striker covets a bigger stage, he and his teammates are at least guaranteed one next midweek.
    • So I wonder… was he coveting his neighbor's wife?
    • Mostly, however I found myself coveting my neighbor's minivan.
    • And not only I am coveting the post in a really strong way, but I'm not even going to ask him if I can have it.
    • But now a more ruthless criminal fraternity is coveting these most unlikely commodities.
    • What is interesting are the swathes of young men who are coveting the product.