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English definition of “self-respect”

self-respect

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