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ego

noun [C]  /ˈi·ɡoʊ/ (plural egos) us  
the idea or opinion that you have of yourself, esp. the level of your ability and intelligence, and your importance as a person: That man has an enormous ego. Getting that job should give her ego a boost (= give her confidence).
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