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English definition of “amour propre”

amour propre

noun [U]     /ˌæ.mʊəˈprɒ.prə/ US  /ˌɑː.mʊrˈproʊ-/ literary
a belief and confidence in your own ability and valueConfidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
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