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чувак  [choo-VAK] (masculine noun) – dude, man, guy

А кто этот чувак? Ты его раньше здесь видел? = Who is that guy? Have you seen him here before?

У тебя что, чувак, совсем крыша поехала? =  Dude, are you nuts?

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бескорыстный - unselfish (6th September 2011)

бескорыстный [bes-ka-RYS-niy] (adjective) – unselfish, selfless

Есть ещё на свете добрые и бескорыстные люди. = There are still some kind and unselfish people in the world.


The word "бескорыстный" comes from "корысть" = self-interest, profit motive and "без" = without.

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