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English definition of “self-respect”


noun [U]  /ˈself·rɪˈspekt/ us  
positive thoughts and feelings about yourself; self-esteem: His self-respect is based on solid achievement.
adjective [not gradable]  /ˈself·rɪˈspek·tɪŋ/ us  
No self-respecting person would tolerate that.
(Definition of self-respect from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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