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.
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Examples

  • "And most importantly, Delavigne is a company I know well, and would be proud to work for."
  • "Bruno : I just wanted you to be proud of me, Papi."
  • "A ballad that inspires company pride and joy."
  • "Edward Kimberly, and I'm not mentally ill, but proud and lucky."
  • "I've never felt so proud to be your father!"
  • "I'm so proud of his transformation."
  • "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."
  • "The Peking Duck is proud to publish this illegally obtained information."
  • "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”."

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