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self-seeking

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishself-seekingˌself-ˈseeking adjective 🔊 🔊 SELFISHdoing things only because they will give you an advantage that other people do not have – used to show disapproval 🔊 a self-seeking politician
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self-seekingFinniston maintains there is inescapable evidence that the corporate world has become more selfish and self-seeking.This might well be so with the control of aggression and of self-seeking behaviour.Again, these relations were widely envisaged by social scientists as becoming individualistic, self-seeking, competitive and anonymous.Mary's self-seeking dandy courtiers soon made sure she signed it.It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.self-seeking politiciansAbove all the drift to a self-seeking, self-satisfying, self-fulfilling approach to relationships is where the rot is really setting in.The national welfare as understood by Congress may require a different attitude within its sphere from that of some self-seeking state.
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