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selflessadjective

uk   /ˈself.ləs/ us   /ˈself.ləs/ approving
selflessly
adverb uk   /ˈself.ləs.li/ us   /ˈself.ləs.li/ approving
selflessness
noun [U] uk   /ˈself.ləs.nəs/ us   /ˈself.ləs.nəs/ approving
(Definition of selfless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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selflessadjective

us   /ˈself·ləs/
caring more about other people’s needs and interests than about your own: She’s a selfless person who is deeply concerned about social justice.
(Definition of selfless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “selfless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无私的…
in Turkish kendini düşünmeyen, bencil olmayan, özverili…
in Russian самоотверженный, бескорыстный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無私的…
in Polish bezinteresowny…
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