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English definition of “humble”

humble

adjective
 
 
/ˈhʌmbl/
NOT PROUD not proud or not believing that you are important: He's very humble about his success.Shy and modestAnxious and worried
POOR poor or of a low social rank: She rose from humble beginnings to become Prime Minister.Poverty and poor
humbly adverb
(Definition of humble adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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