[ UK /ˈɛnvɪəbə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈɛnviəbəɫ/ ]
  1. causing envy
    an enviable position
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How To Use enviable In A Sentence

  • Much derided, but with an unenviable job. Times, Sunday Times
  • May is in an enviable position and enjoys huge backing from the public. The Sun
  • The pair have an enviable track record. Times, Sunday Times
  • Treasurer Ella Flynn has the unenviable task of ensuring that the little funding the centre gets is put to the best possible use.
  • As a key marginal producer of both oil and natural gas, Russia is now in an enviable position to catalyse this development.
  • However, to continue in this enviable position, he must be prepared at a moment's notice to go scabbing again. THE SCAB
  • Those are still enviable figures, mind. Times, Sunday Times
  • Rotherham is hoping to shrug off its unenviable title of the car crime capital of South Yorkshire with a new crackdown that aims to slash vehicle crime by a fifth.
  • The British inland waterway system, flourishing in the early nineteenth century, was staffed by a large body of bargees who, like the railway navvies, earned an unenviable reputation for roughness.
  • The project has built up a unique and enviable reputation among the local people and other community organisations.
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