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self–supporting

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adjective self–sup·port·ing \-ˈpȯr-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of self–supporting

  • : earning enough money to live without getting help from other people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of self–supporting

  1. :  characterized by self-support: asa :  meeting one's needs by one's own efforts or outputb :  supporting itself or its own weight <a self–supporting wall>

1722

First Known Use of self–supporting

1722


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