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self-serving

[self-sur-ving] /ˈsɛlfˈsɜr vɪŋ/
adjective
1.
preoccupied with one's own interests, often disregarding the truth or the interests, well-being, etc., of others.
2.
serving to further one's own selfish interests.
Origin of self-serving
1900-1905
1900-05
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self-serving

adjective
1.
habitually seeking one's own advantage, esp at the expense of others
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Word Origin and History for self-serving
adj.

also self serving, 1827, from self- + serving, present participle adjective from serve (v.).

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