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self-esteem

noun [U] uk   /ˌself.ɪˈstiːm/ us  
C1 belief and confidence in your own ability and value: The compliments she received after the presentation boosted her self-esteem. She suffers from low self-esteem and it prevents her from pursuing her goals.
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in Spanish amor propio…
in French amour-propre…
in German die Selbstachtung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自尊…
in Russian самоуважение…
in Turkish öz saygı, kendine saygı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自尊…
in Polish poczucie własnej wartości…
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