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The Smithsonian museums are among this country's most endearing treasures and I look forward to helping maintain and enhance their coveted works of art.
Xavier Becerra

Meaning of "coveted" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COVETED

coveted  [ˈkʌvɪtɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COVETED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Coveted is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES COVETED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of coveted in the English dictionary

The definition of coveted in the dictionary is sought-after.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COVETED


affiliated
əˈfɪlɪeɪtɪd
animated
ˈænɪˌmeɪtɪd
calculated
ˈkælkjʊˌleɪtɪd
committed
kəˈmɪtɪd
dedicated
ˈdɛdɪˌkeɪtɪd
estimated
ˈɛstɪmeɪtɪd
excited
ɪkˈsaɪtɪd
fitted
ˈfɪtɪd
integrated
ˈɪntɪˌɡreɪtɪd
limited
ˈlɪmɪtɪd
located
ləʊˈkeɪtɪd
related
rɪˈleɪtɪd
riveted
ˈrɪvɪtɪd
silver-plated
ˌsɪlvəˈpleɪtɪd
stated
ˈsteɪtɪd
submitted
səbˈmɪtɪd
top-rated
ˌtɒpˈreɪtɪd
united
juːˈnaɪtɪd
unlimited
ʌnˈlɪmɪtɪd
updated
ʌpˈdeɪtɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COVETED

covermount
covers
coversed sine
coversine
covert
covert cloth
covert coat
covertly
covertness
coverture
covet
covetable
coveter
covetingly
covetise
covetiveness
covetous
covetously
covetousness
covey

WORDS THAT END LIKE COVETED

chapleted
corseted
cosseted
crocheted
depleted
faceted
grommeted
gusseted
half-completed
helmeted
jacketed
minareted
multifaceted
trumpeted
turreted
unbudgeted
uncarpeted
uncompleted
uncorseted
undeleted

Synonyms and antonyms of coveted in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «COVETED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «coveted» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of coveted

Translation of «coveted» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COVETED

Find out the translation of coveted to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of coveted from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «coveted» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

令人垂涎的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

codiciado
570 millions of speakers

English

coveted
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रतिष्ठित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مطمعا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

желанный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cobiçado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঈপ্সিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

convoité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Didambakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

begehrt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

熱望された
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선망의 대상인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Coveted
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thèm muốn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிறநாட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हवासा वाटणारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

açgözlü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ambito
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pożądane
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

омріяний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

râvnit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πολυπόθητο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gesogte
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

eftertraktad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ettertraktede
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of coveted

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COVETED»

The term «coveted» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.216 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COVETED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «coveted» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «coveted» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about coveted

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7 QUOTES WITH «COVETED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word coveted.
1
Charles Glover Barkla
The Nobel Prize is without doubt the highest honour, the most coveted honour, which can be bestowed on a scientist.
2
Xavier Becerra
The Smithsonian museums are among this country's most endearing treasures and I look forward to helping maintain and enhance their coveted works of art.
3
Tony D'Souza
The O. Henry has become lingua franca among writers for saying, 'That guy can write a story.' It's prestigious, respected, coveted, dreamed about. It's very satisfying to be included in this group of writers. Here's a koan: Could O. Henry win an O. Henry?
4
Idris Elba
Bond? It is a bit like saying, 'Do you want to play Superman?' Anyone would dream of it. It's one of the most coveted roles in film. I'd be honoured. But I don't know if it will actually happen. I'm just happy with the idea of being associated with it. It's nice there's a lot of good will.
5
Napoleon Hill
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
6
Jane Leavy
In Naples, Fla., I met a self-made man, a multimillionaire, whose round penthouse apartment is home to Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Henry Moore, and Mickey Mantle. He had purchased the most coveted items auctioned by the Mantle family at Madison Square Garden in December 2003.
7
Saul Perlmutter
Probably the single most important thing about the Nobel Prize for most people is whether they get the coveted parking space on campus.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COVETED»

Discover the use of coveted in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to coveted and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Coveted
With the stakes as high as the full moon, Nat must summon all of her strength to save her pack and, ultimately, herself. “If you like your urban fantasy original, quirky, and offbeat, this is the series for you.
Shawntelle Madison, 2012
2
Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most ...
Presents a history of the world's most pilfered masterpiece--Jan van Eyck's "Ghent Alterpiece," treasured for its central panel, "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb"--Which has been looted in three wars, burned, forged, smuggled, hunted by ...
Noah Charney, 2010
3
The Most Coveted Prize (Mills & Boon Modern) (Russian Rivals ...
His latest acquisition.
Penny Jordan, 2011
4
Tulipomania
Fortunes were made overnight, but then lost when, within a year, the market collapsed. Mike Dash recreates this bizarre episode in European history, separating myth from reality.
Mike Dash, 2011
5
Kept: A Coveted Novel
With her life growing more harried by the minute, Nat must stay cool, calm, and collected . . . or else risk losing everything. “If you like your urban fantasy original, quirky, and offbeat, this is the series for you.
Shawntelle Madison, 2012
6
A Coveted Servitude
What begins as the pursuit of a story soon becomes a spiritual journey for the reporter as he encounters human intrigue and the powers of darkness. Ken Reamy is a minister, evangelist, and former news reporter.
Ken Reamy, 2011
7
Across Coveted Lands Or, a Journey from Flushing (Holland) ...
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
A. Henry Savage Landor, 2009
8
The Most Coveted Prize: Harlequin Comics
Alena, the 19-year-old scion of a well-respected, old Russian family, falls in love at first sight with Kiryl, a man she met in the lobby of a high-class hotel.
Penny Jordan, 2012
9
Cognac: The Seductive Saga of the World's Most Coveted Spirit
This is a book for lovers of both, and for all those who understand that food and drink are not just something to enjoy around the table but a true expression of history, geography, culture, and humanity.
Kyle Jarrard, 2005
10
Pocketbook Power : How to Reach the Hearts and Minds of ...
; Now, noted marketing expert Bernice Kanner takes an eye-opening and entertaining look at the way female spending power has forever changed the advertising/marketing landscape.
Bernice Kanner, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COVETED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term coveted is used in the context of the following news items.
1
NHL Free Agency 2015: Rumors and Predictions for Coveted Targets
Although the pace of signings throughout the NHL has slowed considerably from the start of free agency, there are still some impact players on ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
2
TODAY'S DEALS: HFF Closes on Two Coveted Waterfront Sites
HFF marketed the sites on behalf of the seller. Strategic Capital purchased both properties. Shearman & Sterling LLP provided legal counsel to ... «Multi-Housing News, Jul 15»
3
Don't give up on those coveted summer jobs
Scooping ice cream, lifeguarding, working as a camp counsellor — along with the warmer weather, summertime brings a whole new array of ... «The Post, Jul 15»
4
Remember When: Gone are the days of charging to the coveted
Oh, of course some car makers will sell you something called a “wagon,” but they're not the same kind of vehicles our grandparents knew and ... «Wilkes Barre Times-Leader, Jul 15»
5
Huntingdon Squadron claim coveted cadet trophy
A team of Huntingdon Squadron Air Cadets won the coveted Field Day Trophy at the Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Wing annual weekend ... «Hunts Post, Jul 15»
6
UNWYND : India's Puzzle Game Gets The Coveted App Store's …
It isn't every day that you get to hear an Indian-developed game making it to Apple App Store's Editors Choice in over 80 countries and an ... «The Tech Portal, Jul 15»
7
Abby Wambach's World Cup Finale Comes With Coveted Trophy
Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
8
Super Bowl 50 Countdown--32 Weeks To Go: The Most Coveted
If I have learned anything in producing this blog, it is that the preparations for next February's game are going on all the time, every day, right ... «Oroville Mercury Register, Jul 15»
9
Battle flag coveted in the South is one of traitors, slaveholders
William Porcher Miles, born 1822 in Walterboro, South Carolina, was part of a group of rabidly pro-slavery secessionist politicians known as the ... «LancasterOnline, Jul 15»
10
Spurs land coveted free agent LaMarcus Aldridge
The San Antonio Spurs don't often wade deep into free-agency waters, but when they did, they came out with the biggest catch of the summer. «Chron.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Coveted [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/coveted>. Dec 2019 ».
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