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Meaning of “self-interest” - Learner’s Dictionary

self-interest

noun [U]     /ˌselfˈɪntrəst/
interest in what will help you, and not what will help other peopleSelfishnessInconsiderate
Translations of “self-interest”
in Arabic مَصلَحة شَخصِيّة…
in Korean 이기심…
in Malaysian kepentingan diri…
in French intérêt personnel…
in Turkish bencillik, egoizm, menfaatçilik…
in Italian interesse personale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 私利, 利己…
in Russian своекорыстие…
in Polish własna korzyść…
in Vietnamese tính tư lợi…
in Spanish interés propio…
in Portuguese egoísmo, vantagem pessoal…
in Thai ประโยชน์ของตนเอง…
in German der Eigennutz…
in Catalan interès propi, egoisme…
in Japanese 自分本位…
in Indonesian mementingkan diri sendiri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 私利, 利己…
(Definition of self-interest from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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