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self-confident

adjective     /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     /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dəns/ US  /-ˈkɑːn-/ noun [U] self-confidently     /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dənt.li/ US  /-ˈkɑːn-/ adverb
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