self-development

noun
self-de·​vel·​op·​ment | \ ˌself-di-ˈve-ləp-mənt How to pronounce self-development (audio) , -dē- \
plural self-developments

Definition of self-development

: development of one's own capabilities or possibilities Writing has been for a long time my major tool for self-instruction and self-development.— Toni Cade Bambara a self-development course/program

First Known Use of self-development

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-development.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-development. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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