Definition of 'coveted'
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So who will claim a place in the coveted top ten? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Speech day at many public schools is a highly coveted networking opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he is also ambitious and highly coveted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Both missed the cut and the coveted award is only given to those who survive to the weekend. The Sun (2016)That's why they call it the most coveted award in sport. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The 169 remaining members of the troop are within gasping distance of being awarded the coveted green beret. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Knowing the store's location made me the only source in the school for this highly coveted toy. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)And the midfielder admitted he had no problem touching the coveted trophy - because he might not get another chance. The Sun (2008)Last Sunday the series finally won the coveted Emmy award for best drama. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The symbol of Russian might, the bear has long been a coveted trophy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The battle is also on for the coveted sixth qualification place in the Heineken Cup. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Gold medals and the highly coveted'best in show' are fiercely competed for. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The SW10 postcode is highly coveted, and this houseboat offers good value for money in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A few years ago I was lucky enough to find myself studying there and got a coveted place on the course. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Used Occasionally. coveted is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'coveted'
British English: coveted ADJECTIVE
You use coveted to describe something that very many people would like to have.
He took the coveted title of reporter of the year.
Definition of coveted from the Collins English Dictionary
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