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"self-esteem" in British English

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self-esteemnoun [U]

uk   /ˌself.ɪˈstiːm/ us   /ˌself.ɪˈstiːm/
C1 belief and confidence in your own ability and value: The compliments she received after the presentation boosted her self-esteem. She suffers from low self-esteem and it prevents her from pursuing her goals.

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"self-esteem" in American English

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self-esteemnoun [U]

us   /ˌsel·fəˈstim/
respect for yourself: The program is intended to build students’ self-esteem. Does he suffer from low self-esteem?
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Translations of “self-esteem”
in Spanish amor propio…
in Vietnamese lòng tự trọng…
in Malaysian harga diri…
in Thai การนับถือตนเอง…
in French amour-propre…
in German die Selbstachtung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自尊…
in Turkish öz saygı, kendine saygı…
in Russian самоуважение…
in Indonesian harga diri…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自尊…
in Polish poczucie własnej wartości…
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