English definition of “pride”
/praɪd/ noun [U]
SATISFACTION › a feeling of satisfaction at your achievements or the achievements of your family or friends: She felt a great sense of pride as she watched him accept the award. The whole community takes pride in (= feels proud about) the school.
RESPECT › the respect that you feel for yourself: Defeat in the World Cup has badly damaged national pride.
IMPORTANCE › the belief that you are better or more important than other people: His pride prevented him from asking for help.
sb's pride and joy › something or someone that is very important to you: He spends hours cleaning that motorcycle - it's his pride and joy.