Translation of rapacious in Spanish:

rapacious

codicioso, adj.

Pronunciation /rəˈpeɪʃəs//rəˈpeɪʃəs/

adjective

formal

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    (person/character) codicioso
    (character/person) avaricioso
    (person/character) rapaz
    (greed/appetite) voraz
    (gaze) ávido
    (gaze) rapaz
    • Within them, stories unfold about gangsters, unsuccessful cowboys and rapacious music producers.
    • From Seattle to Phnom Penh, protesters are fighting the incursion of supposedly rapacious multinational corporations.
    • While I do not condone some of the more rapacious acts of Australian companies, I am not so sanguine about local small scale operators either.
    • The problems of corporate governance are about much more than rapacious egotism.
    • They were revealed instead as rapacious asset-strippers.
    • The economy is collapsing, because of international policies, which are rapacious and stupid.
    • He ignores the fact that workers need the full freedom to organise to defend themselves against the rapacious greed of their employers.
    • He drew the link between control over society's resources by a small wealthy elite and this rapacious policy.
    • It is quite breathtaking to realise quite how rapacious the industry is and how conceited and vapid are its practitioners.
    • Even predictable repetitions of the same deception fail to open the eyes of the people to see through the façade of rapacious and false religiosity.
    • Our lack of a bill of rights makes it extremely difficult for judges to protect our freedoms from a rapacious government intent on destroying them.
    • When he carried out a train robbery, he claimed he was defending the small farmer against rapacious railroad magnates.
    • But this socialist market is just as rapacious as any other.
    • Janofsky alludes to federally mandated spending and to rapacious tax cutting by the states.
    • Where this leaves the more rapacious companies remains to be seen.
    • I've always thought of Sydney as ravenous, rapacious and ruthless.
    • Instead of spurning these rapacious advances, local authorities were demanding a permanent share of the profits.
    • Now there are rapacious landlords getting paid by the city to house homeless families.
    • The rapacious company bullied and bought its way into poorer countries by making false promises of cheap fuel supplies.
    • The John Leslie case exposes the media at its sleaziest and most rapacious.