Definition of 'self-serving'
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And those who do it without any self-serving motive live the longest. The Sun (2011)Being governed by a self-serving political elite is not democratic! The Sun (2015)He is corrupt and self-serving to the very core. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the people have been voicing disgust at what they see as a corrupt and self-serving political class. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The monarchy gives us the stability and continuity that makes us the envy of countries headed by a self-serving politician. The Sun (2011)People are sick of self-serving politicians. The Sun (2012)We are funding a new, self-serving elite. The Sun (2016)It was a military coup, but few regretted the passing of the self-serving politicians. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)But then you have to factor in our self-serving Westminster politicians. The Sun (2014)Does anyone really want to hear the same tiresome, self-serving nonsense after games? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The scandal has fuelled claims that France is run by a self-serving elite that is out of touch with the rest of the nation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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