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Ourselves is a reflexive pronoun, being the reflexive form of we. It can be used especially in the following ways:
as an object that refers to the same people who are the subject of the sentence or who are mentioned somewhere earlier in the sentence: We all enjoyed ourselves. ♦ He asked us some questions about ourselves.
after ‘we’ for emphasis: We ourselves have to make these decisions.