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self-appointedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌself·əˈpɔɪn·tɪd/
behaving as if you had ​specialknowledge or ​authority without ​actually having it: Mrs. McElvey was the self-appointed ​spokeswoman for the ​group.
(Definition of self-appointed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-appointed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自命的, 自封的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自命的, 自封的…
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