English-German translation for "greed"

"greed" German translation

[griːd]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Habgierfeminine | Femininum f, -suchtfeminine | Femininum f
    greed covetousness
    greed covetousness
  • Gierfeminine | Femininum f (of nach)
    greed rare | seltenselten (craving)
    greed rare | seltenselten (craving)
his greed looks through his eyes
seine Habgier schaut ihm aus den Augen
his greed looks through his eyes
Das Paradoxon des Kapitalismus ist, dass er Habsucht, Gier und Neid zu Tugenden erhebt.
The paradox of capitalism is that it converts avarice, greed, and envy into virtues.
Source: News-Commentary
Medikamente werden aus reiner, nackter Profitgier gefälscht.
Counterfeit medicines are produced for reasons of pure greed.
Source: Europarl
Uns zu besteuern, um ein unerreichbares und unnötiges Ziel zu erreichen, ist politische Gier.
To tax us all to achieve the unobtainable and unneeded is political greed.
Source: Europarl
Die Politik der Gier und Missstände ersetzt eine weitsichtigere Politikgestaltung.
The politics of greed and grievance replace more far-sighted policymaking.
Source: News-Commentary
Erst im 18. Jahrhundert wurde die Gier moralisch salonfähig.
It was only in the eighteenth century that greed became morally respectable.
Source: News-Commentary
Wir müssen die unwürdige Gier hier stoppen.
We have to put a stop to the unworthy greed in this place.
Source: Europarl

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