noun [ U ] uk /ˌself.ɪˈfeɪs.mənt/ us /ˌself.ɪˈfeɪs.mənt/
adverb uk /ˌself.ɪˈfeɪ.sɪŋ.li/ us /ˌself.ɪˈfeɪ.sɪŋ.li/
(Definition of “self-effacing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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