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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Concern for your own interests and welfare; Taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others.

Usage examples (39)
  • This is not charity — it is in everyone's self-interest.
  • Palship and partisanship and self-interest tend to prevail.
  • "There's a lot of industrial policy and self-interest here."
  • Smith made a very clear distinction between self-interest and greed. for more
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