Translation for 'greed' from English to Russian
NOUN   greed | -
SYNO avarice | avaritia | covetousness | ...
жадность {с}greed
сребролюбие {с} [устр.]greed for money
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Translation for 'greed' from English to Russian

жадность {с}

greed for money
сребролюбие {с} [устр.]
Usage Examples English
  • Part one examined the growing greed of society and the 1980s ideal that greed is good. It also looked at the growing disparity between rich and poor.
  • Hastings is named in Book 5 of George Eliot's novel "Middlemarch", where his greed for Daylesford is compared to the character Joshua Rigg's greed for money.
  • Azzopardi provided a possible explanation why fear makes prices fall sharply while greed pushes up prices gradually.
  • The emblem books popular from late medieval times through the 17th century often represent the dragon as an emblem of greed.
  • On July 28, 2009, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone cited Gekko's "Greed is good" slogan in a speech to the Italian Senate, saying that the free market had been replaced by a "greed market", and also blamed such a mentality for the 2007–2008 financial crisis.

  • Fareed, when there is greed, what love can there be? When there is greed, love is false.
  • Eichenwald also reminds readers that Enron fell not just because of the greed of the company people, but also because of the greed of thousands of investors who fell for this Ponzi scheme.
  • On May 26, 2022, Choi released her fifth mini-album, "To the Other Side of Greed".
  • In 1992, in Tadipatri of Andhra Pradesh, a son consumed by greed and lust hires people to kill his own father and ends up falling to his own demise.
  • Arguments for the need, on occasion, to have diagnostic greed, have also been made.

  • The Acertus Market Sentiment Indicator (AMSI) is a stock market sentiment indicator that generates monthly sentiment indications ranging from 0 (extreme fear) to 100 (extreme greed).
  • Greed: Keboja and Radule hatch a scheme to extract money from Diego Maradona by asking him to financially help them out with a fake health problem.
  • Greed versus grievance provides two lines of explanations as to why individuals will fight.
  • The Hartford Courant writing his obituary quotes him as having defined war as the 'history of the human race in a single word, Greed the cause of war and brotherly love the cure for greed and the end of war'.
  • Dante's near-contemporary, Geoffrey Chaucer, wrote of greed in his "Prologue to The Pardoner's Tale" these words: "Radix malorum est Cupiditas"(or "the root of all evil is greed"); however the Pardoner himself serves us as a caricature of churchly greed.

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