how to pronounce greed


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The above transcription of greed is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

greed is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of greed in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… focusing on all the greed and horror but …”

meanings of greed


  1. A selfish or excessive desire for more than is needed or deserved, especially of money, wealth, food, or other possessions.


  1. To desire in a greedy manner, or to act on such a desire.

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