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Meaning of “self-confident” in the English Dictionary

"self-confident" in British English

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self-confidentadjective

uk   /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dənt/  us   /-ˈkɑːn-/ approving
B2 behavingcalmly because you have no ​doubts about ​yourability or ​knowledge: At ​school he was ​popular and self-confident, and we weren't ​surprised at his ​latersuccess.
self-confidence
noun [U] uk   /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dəns/  us   /-ˈkɑːn-/
self-confidently
adverb uk   /ˌselfˈkɒn.fɪ.dənt.li/  us   /-ˈkɑːn-/
(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 ​evermet.
self-confidence
noun [U]  us   /selfˈkɑn·fə·dəns/
the self-confidence of an ​experiencedprofessional
(Definition of self-confident from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-confident”
in Arabic واثِق بِنَفْسِه…
in Korean 자신감 있는…
in Portuguese autoconfiante, seguro de si…
in Catalan segur de si mateix…
in Japanese 自信のある, 自信に満ちた…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自信的,信心十足的…
in Turkish kendinden emin, özgüvenli…
in Russian уверенный в себе…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自信的,信心十足的…
in Italian sicuro di sé…
in Polish pewny siebie…
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