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our•self



Pronunciation: (är-self', ouur-, ou"ur-), [key]
pron.
1. one's own person, individuality, etc., considered as private and apart from others: It is for ourself that we should strive for greater knowledge.
2. (a form corresponding to ourselves, used of a single person, esp. in the regal or formal style, as we for I): We have taken unto ourself such powers as may be necessary.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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