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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
grasping /'grɑ:spiɳ/
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Concise Dictionary
'græspɪŋ /'grɑːs-
+understanding with difficulty
+the act of gripping something firmly with the hands
+immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
grasps|grasped|graspinggræsp /grɑːsp
+understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
+the limit of capability
+a firm controlling influence
+the act of grasping
+hold firmly
+get the meaning of something

Thesaurus Dictionary
greedy, avaricious, acquisitive, rapacious, mean, miserly, stingy, penurious, parsimonious, niggardly, tight, tight-fisted, penny-pinching, close-fisted, mercenary:
If the company weren't so grasping, they'd have less difficulty hiring staff.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
(disapproving) always trying to get money, possessions, power, etc. for yourself
Synonym: GREEDY
a grasping landlord

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