hebzucht

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: heb‧zucht

Etymology[edit]

18th century or earlier. From hebben +‎ zucht, calque of German Habsucht.

Noun[edit]

hebzucht f (uncountable)

  1. greed, avarice
    Hebzucht is de wortel van alle kwaad, benevens clichés uiteraard.
    Greed is the root of all evil, beside clichés, of course.

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