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unselfishadjective

uk   us   /ʌnˈsel.fɪʃ/
An unselfish person thinks about what is good for other people, not just about their own advantage.
unselfishly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
unselfishness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “unselfish”
in Korean 이타적인…
in Arabic غَير أناني…
in Malaysian tidak mementingkan diri…
in Italian altruista, disinteressato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無私的…
in Vietnamese không ích kỷ…
in Spanish generoso, desinteresado…
in Portuguese generoso, desinteressado, abnegado…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่เห็นแก่ตัว…
in Catalan desinteressat…
in Japanese 無私の, 利己的でない…
in Indonesian peduli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无私的…
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