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self-appointed

adjective
 
 
/ˌself.əˈpɔɪn.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/ disapproving
behaving as if you had responsibility or authority but without having been chosen by other people
自命的;自封的
The newspaper has become the self-appointed guardian of public morals.
这家报纸自命为公共道德的维护者。
Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
Translations of “self-appointed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自命的, 自封的…
(Definition of self-appointed from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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