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English definition of “hold your head (up) high”

hold your head (up) high

to be very confident and proud: If you know that you did your best, you can hold your head high.Confidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
(Definition of hold your head (up) high from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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