Definition of self-serving in English:

self-serving

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adjective & noun

another term for self-seeking.
More example sentences
  • We will be spared the horrors of greedy, selfish and self-serving individuals who trample over people so that they can get a million dollars.
  • She turns on her own staff to make a selfish, self-serving deal behind closed doors that later gets revealed.
  • If we act in a purely selfish, self-serving manner, then the future fruition of that action will be negative.

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Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something