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ego

noun [C] uk   /ˈiː.ɡəʊ/ us    /ˈiː.ɡoʊ/ ( plural egos)
your idea or opinion of yourself, especially your feeling of your own importance and ability: That man has such an enormous ego - I've never known anyone so full of themselves! I'm glad she got the job - she needed something to boost/bolster her ego (= give her confidence). specialized psychology in psychoanalysis , the part of a person's mind that tries to match the hidden desires (= wishes) of the id (= part of the unconscious mind) with the demands of the real world
Translations of “ego”
in Spanish amor propio, orgullo, ego…
in French égo, le moi…
in German das Ego, das Ich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自我評價, 自我中心, 自負…
in Russian самомнение…
in Turkish benlik, ego…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自我评价, 自我中心, 自负…
in Polish ego…
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