self sufficient

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independent, not dependent on others, providing for one's own needs
If a country or group is self-sufficient, it is able to produce or make everything that it needs. This enabled the country to become self-sufficient in sugar Using traditional methods poor farmers can be virtually self-sufficient
able to provide for your own needs without help from others; "a self-sufficing economic unit"
Someone who is self-sufficient is able to live happily without anyone else. Although she had various boyfriends, Madeleine was, and remains, fiercely self-sufficient. able to provide all the things you need without help from other people
able to provide for your own needs without help from others; "a self-sufficing economic unit
selfsufficient
Having an overweening confidence in one's own abilities or worth; hence, haughty; overbearing
selfsufficient
Sufficient for one's self without external aid or coöperation
self sufficient

    Hyphenation

    self suf·fi·cient

    Turkish pronunciation

    self sıfîşınt

    Pronunciation

    /ˈself səˈfəsʜənt/ /ˈsɛlf səˈfɪʃənt/

    Etymology

    [ 'self, Southern also 's ] (pronoun.) before 12th century. Middle English , from Old English; akin to Old High German selb, intensive pronoun, and probably to Latin suus one's own; more at SUICIDE.

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