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adjective extravagant pronunciation in British English /ɪkˈstrævəɡənt/
  1. 1
    spending or costing a lot of money, especially more than is reasonable

    an extravagant present

    It would be too extravagant to go by taxi.

    1. a.
      using too much of something

      an extravagant use of natural resources

      extravagant with:

      Someone has been very extravagant with paper.

  2. 2
    extreme, unusual, or unreasonable

    He made extravagant claims on his son's behalf.

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