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English definition of “proud”

proud

adjective (RESPECTING YOURSELF)    /praʊd/ approving
having or showing respect for yourself: We Albanians are a proud people. He might be poor but he's also proud, and he won't be pushed around by anyone.Confidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
(Definition of proud adjective (RESPECTING YOURSELF) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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