self-initiated

adjective
self-ini·​ti·​at·​ed | \ ˌself-i-ˈni-shē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce self-initiated (audio) \

Definition of self-initiated

: caused or facilitated to begin by oneself : initiated by oneself self-initiated learning/activities According to police, the charges stemmed from a self-initiated investigation by the department's internal affairs division.— Sandra Gomez-Aceves

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1787, in the meaning defined above

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