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Definition of self-interested adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

self-interested

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌself ˈɪntrəstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌself ˈɪntrəstɪd//
 
; BrE BrE//ˌself ˈɪntrestɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌself ˈɪntrestɪd//
 
(disapproving)
 
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considering only your own interests and not caring about things that would help other people self-interested behaviour