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English definition of “self-seeking”

self-seeking

adjective     /ˌselfˈsiː.kɪŋ/ formal disapproving
interested in your own advantage in everything that you do: The army felt that the politicians of the day were just self-seeking opportunists .SelfishnessInconsiderate
(Definition of self-seeking adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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