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English definition of “pride”

pride

noun (SATISFACTION)    /praɪd/
B2 [U] a feeling of pleasure and satisfaction that you get because you or people connected with you have done or got something good: She felt a great sense of pride as she watched him accept the award. He felt such pride walking his little daughter down the street. → See also proud adjectiveConfidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit take pride in sth/sb to feel very pleased about something or someone you are closely connected with: If you don't take professional pride in your work, you're probably in the wrong job.Satisfied and complacentShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assurance
(Definition of pride noun (SATISFACTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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