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Portuguese translation of “selfish”

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selfish

adjective
 
/ˈsel·fɪʃ/
B1 caring only about yourself and not other people
egoísta, interessado
selfishly /ˈsel·fɪʃ·li/ adverb
egoisticamente
selfishness /ˈsel·fɪʃ·nəs/ noun [no plural]
egoísmo
Translations of “selfish”
in Korean 이기적인…
in Arabic أناني…
in Catalan egoista…
in Japanese わがままな, 自分勝手な…
in Italian egoista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自私的…
in Russian эгоистичный…
in Turkish bencil, hep kendini düşünen, egoist…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自私的…
in Polish samolubny, egoistyczny…
(Definition of selfish from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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