Proud

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Definition

proud: honored, content, satisfied, pleased
adjective
I'm proud to announce the opening of our new Delavigne boutique.
I'm proud of the local soccer team. They don't win very often, but they always try very hard.

pride: satisfaction, self-respect, achievement
noun
Gay Pride An annual parade and event promoting gay rights

(the city's) proud (history): (the city's) illustrious, great, grand, glorious (history)
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: I'm very proud of my little brother.
US: This new tricycle is my pride and joy.

Examples

  • "I'm so proud of his transformation."
  • "A ballad that inspires company pride and joy."
  • "Bruno : I just wanted you to be proud of me, Papi."
  • "Jonas : Well, the quality of life in Scandinavia is excellent, but we are especially proud of our welfare system. Each Scandinavian country provides excellent health care for its inhabitants."
  • "I am proud of my Chinese son."
  • "Edward Kimberly, and I'm not mentally ill, but proud and lucky."
  • "I've never felt so proud to be your father!"
  • "Due to popular demand, as well as the concerning rise of obesity in our office, I'm proud to officially open the “Xavier Delavigne Memorial Sport and Fitness center for exercise”."
  • "The Peking Duck is proud to publish this illegally obtained information."

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