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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “selfless”


adjective     /ˈsel.fləs/ approving
Someone who is selfless only thinks of other people's advantage
selfless devotion to duty
Virtue and moral goodShy and modestAnxious and worried
selflessly     /ˈsel.flə.sli/ adverb approving selflessness     /ˈsel.flə.snəs/ noun [U] approving
(Definition of selfless adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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