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adjective proud pronunciation in British English /praʊd/
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adjectiveproud
comparativeprouder
superlativeproudest
 
  1. 1
    feeling happy about your achievements, your possessions, or people who you are connected with
    proud of: We’re so proud of her for telling the truth.
    be proud to do something: I’m proud to say we made the right decision.
    proud (that): We’re proud that they choose our hotel for their conferences.
    the proud owner of something: The next day I became the proud owner of a full set of tools.
    make someone proud (=do something good that makes people you are connected with feel proud): You’ve made your mother very proud.
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    1. a.
      used about things you are proud of
      The country has a proud record of sporting achievement.
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  2. 2
    a proud person does not like other people to help them or to think they are weak
    a proud and independent nation of people
    be too proud to do something: I was too proud to admit I didn’t understand.
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proudly

 proud pronunciation in British English adverb
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