Definition of self-appointed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈˌself əˈpoin(t)id/


Having assumed a position or role without the endorsement of others: self-appointed experts
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  • It would be good to know if this is how he came across during his famous attempts to moderate American behaviour, in his self-appointed role as your best foreign friend.
  • The film is dubbed a ‘social satire’ on America's self-appointed role as the world's police force.
  • Their self-appointed role in life seems to be to treat their spouses as though they were small, mildly irritating but endearing children.

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Syllabification: self-ap·point·ed

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