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self-appointedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌself·əˈpɔɪn·tɪd/
behaving as if you had special knowledge or authority without actually having it: Mrs. McElvey was the self-appointed spokeswoman for the group.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 自命的, 自封的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自命的, 自封的…
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