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self–sufficient

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adjective self–suf·fi·cient \-ˈfi-shənt\

Simple Definition of self–sufficient

  • : able to live or function without help or support from others

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of self–sufficient

  1. 1 :  able to maintain oneself or itself without outside aid :  capable of providing for one's own needs <a self–sufficient farm>

  2. 2 :  having an extreme confidence in one's own ability or worth :  haughty, overbearing

1592

First Known Use of self–sufficient

1592

Rhymes with self–sufficient


SELF–SUFFICIENT Defined for Kids

self–sufficient

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adjective self–suf·fi·cient \ˌself-sə-ˈfi-shənt\

Definition of self–sufficient for Students

  1. :  able to live or function without the help of others




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