Pronunciation: (bi-gruj'), [key]
—v.t., -grudged, -grudg•ing.
1. to envy or resent the pleasure or good fortune of (someone): She begrudged her friend the award.
2. to be reluctant to give, grant, or allow: She did not begrudge the money spent on her children's education.
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