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point of pride

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Noun

Singular
point of pride

Plural
points of pride

point of pride (points of pride)
  1. Something which produces a feeling of self-satisfaction, especially an admirable personal characteristic or accomplishment.
    • 1945, Walter Firey, "Sentiment and Symbolism as Ecological Variables," American Sociological Review, vol. 10, no. 2, p. 141,
      It is a point of pride to a Beacon Hill resident if he can say that he was born on the Hill or was at least raised there.
    • 2003, John Derbyshire, "Ten Points on the War," National Review Online (USA), 27 Mar.,
      It is a point of pride for us, military and civilian alike, that we take the utmost care to avoid "collateral damage."

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