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Definition of self-aggrandizement noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

self-aggrandizement

 noun
noun
 
[uncountable] (formal) (disapproving)
 
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the process of making yourself seem more powerful or important Napoleon's self-aggrandizement
self-aggrandizing
 
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NAmE//ˌsɛlf əˈɡrændaɪzɪŋ//
 
adjective