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amour-propre

[ a-moor-praw-pruh ]
/ a murˈprɔ prə /
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Definition of amour-propre

noun French.
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Origin of amour-propre

First recorded in 1775–85; literally, “self-love”
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British Dictionary definitions for amour-propre

amour-propre
/ French (amurprɔprə) /

noun
self-respect
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