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noun ego pronunciation in British English /ˈiːɡəʊ/
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  1. 1
    [countable] the opinion that you have of yourself and your own importance
    a guy with a huge ego
    boost someone’s ego (=make them feel more confident): She needed something to boost her ego.
    a bruised ego (=a loss of confidence): The occurrence left him with a badly bruised ego.
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