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English definition of “proud”

proud

adjective [-er/-est only] (SATISFIED)   /prɑʊd/
feeling satisfaction and pleasure because of something that you have achieved, possess, or are a part of: He’s very proud of his daughters. The company is proud of its environmental record. [+ to infinitive] I am proud to have played a part in what this team achieved.
(Definition of proud adjective (SATISFIED) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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