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self-confident

adjective uk   /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dənt/ us    /-ˈkɑːn-/ approving
B2 behaving calmly because you have no doubts about your ability or knowledge: At school he was popular and self-confident, and we weren't surprised at his later success.Confidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
self-confidence
noun [U] uk   /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dəns/ us    /-ˈkɑːn-/
self-confidently
adverb uk   /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dənt.li/ us    /-ˈkɑːn-/
(Definition of self-confident from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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