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self
British English: /sɛlf/
American English: /sɛlf/

Translation of self in French:

noun pl selves

  • 1 (gen) (Psychology) she's looking for her true self
    elle cherche son vrai moi
    the difference between our private and public selves
    la différence entre notre moi privé et notre moi public
    tickets for self and secretary (on memo)
    billets pour ma secrétaire et moi-même
    without thought of self
    sans une pensée pour soi/lui/elle etc
    the conscious self
    le conscient
    he's back to his old self again
    il est redevenu lui-même
    he's back to his old, miserly self
    il est redevenu aussi avare qu'avant
    your good self your good selves
    vous-mêmes
    one's better self
    le meilleur de soi/de lui/d'elle etc

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