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1 verb
en‧vy1 past tense and past participle envied, present participle envying, third person singular envies [transitive]
1 to wish that you had someone else's possessions, abilities etc:
I really envy you and Ian, you seem so happy together.
She has a lifestyle which most people would envy.
envy somebody something
He envied Rosalind her youth and strength.

I don't envy you/her etc

spoken used to say that you are glad that you are not in the bad situation that someone else is in

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