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self–taught

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adjective \ˈself-ˈtȯt\

Simple Definition of self–taught

  • : educated by your own efforts (such as by reading books) rather than by a teacher

  • : learned by your own efforts rather than at school

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of self–taught

  1. 1 :  having knowledge or skills acquired by one's own efforts without formal instruction <a self–taught musician>

  2. 2 :  learned by oneself <self–taught knowledge>

1725

First Known Use of self–taught

1725


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