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pride

noun  us   /prɑɪd/

pride noun (FEELING OF SATISFACTION)

[U] a feeling of pleasure and satisfaction that you get because you or people connected with you have done something good: Their son’s outstanding academic record was a source of great pride to them. We take pride in the high quality of our food.

pride noun (FEELING OF WORTH)

[U] your feelings of your own worth and respect for yourself: Out of pride, he refused an offer to take over his business. [U] disapproving Pride is also the belief that you are better or more important than other people.

pride noun (GROUP)

[C] a group of lions
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