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Meaning of “unselfish” in the English Dictionary

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unselfishadjective

 us   /ʌnˈsel·fɪʃ/
caring about or ​generous toward ​others: He’s an unselfish ​player who puts ​teamgoals first.
(Definition of unselfish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unselfish”
in Arabic غَير أناني…
in Korean 이타적인…
in Malaysian tidak mementingkan diri…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無私的…
in Italian altruista, disinteressato…
in Spanish generoso, desinteresado…
in Vietnamese không ích kỷ…
in Portuguese generoso, desinteressado, abnegado…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่เห็นแก่ตัว…
in Catalan desinteressat…
in Japanese 無私の, 利己的でない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无私的…
in Indonesian peduli…
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