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selfish

adjective uk   /ˈsel.fɪʃ/ disapproving us  
B1 Someone who is selfish only thinks of their own advantage: The judge told him: "Your attitude shows a selfish disregard for others."
More examples
  • Don't be so selfish!
  • It would be a bit selfish to keep them all for myself.
  • Let Milly share your toys, Lulu. Don't be selfish!
  • She never considers anyone but herself - she's totally selfish.
  • It's very selfish of him to just expect that Polly will do all the childcare.
selfishly
adverb uk   /-li/ disapproving us  
selfishness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ disapproving us  
Traducciones de “selfish”
en coreano 이기적인…
en árabe أناني…
en portugués egoísta, interessado…
en catalán egoista…
en japonés わがままな, 自分勝手な…
en italiano egoista…
en chino (tradicionál) 自私的…
en ruso эгоистичный…
en turco bencil, hep kendini düşünen, egoist…
en chino (simplificado) 自私的…
en polaco samolubny, egoistyczny…
(Definition of selfish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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