Meaning of “self-confident” in the English Dictionary

"self-confident" in British English

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self-confidentadjective

uk /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dənt/ us /ˌselfˈkɑːn.fə.dənt/ approving
self-confidence
noun [ U ] uk /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dəns/ us /ˌselfˈkɑːn.fə.dəns/
self-confidently
adverb uk /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dənt.li/ us /ˌselfˈkɑːn.fə.dənt.li/

(Definition of “self-confident” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"self-confident" in American English

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self-confidentadjective

us /ˌselfˈkɑn·fə·dənt/

certain that you can manage any situation by yourself:

She’s one of the most self-confident young women I’ve ever met.
self-confidence
noun [ U ] us /selfˈkɑn·fə·dəns/

the self-confidence of an experienced professional

(Definition of “self-confident” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)