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self-centred

adjective UK disapproving (US self-centered) uk   /ˌselfˈsen.təd/  us   /-t̬ɚd/
C1 only interested in yourself and your own activities: Robert is a self-centred, ambitious, and bigoted man.
Translations of “self-centred”
in Vietnamese tự cho mình là trung tâm…
in Spanish egocéntrico…
in Thai เห็นแก่ตัว…
in Malaysian mementingkan diri…
in French égocentrique…
in German ichbezogen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以自我爲中心的, 自私自利的…
in Indonesian egois…
in Russian эгоистичный…
in Turkish bencil, egoist, hotbin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以自我为中心的, 自私自利的…
in Polish samolubny…
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