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  1. prodigal

    • IPA[ˈprɒdɪɡ(ə)l]

    英式

    • adj.
      spending money or using resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant;having or giving something on a lavish scale
    • n.
      a person who spends money in a recklessly extravagant way;a person who leaves home to lead a prodigal life but later makes a repentant return.
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    名詞

    • 1. a person who spends money in a recklessly extravagant way the government wished to clip the wings of the local authority prodigals
    • a person who leaves home to lead a prodigal life but later makes a repentant return.
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    • IPA[ˈprädəɡəl]

    美式

    • adj.
      spending money or resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant: prodigal habits die hard
    • n.
      a person who spends money in a recklessly extravagant way: the government wished to clip the wings of the local authority prodigals

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