私利私欲

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6

Grade: 4

Grade: 6
よく
Grade: 6
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

私利私欲 ‎(hiragana しりしよく, romaji shirishiyoku)

  1. of one's own merit, of one's own greed
    私利私欲 (しりしよく)のために国益 (こくえき)犠牲 (ぎせい)にした。
    shirishiyoku no tame ni kokueki o gisei ni shita.
    They sacrificed the national interests for their own merits and greed.