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English definition of “itself”

itself

pronoun    /ɪtˈself, ət-/
the thing or animal being spoken about; the reflexive form of it: The cat licked itself all over. Itself can also used for emphasis : The company itself is 15 years old , but the mail order business is new. That in itself (= without considering anything else ) was quite an achievement .
(Definition of itself pronoun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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