self-sufficient

adjective
self-suf·​fi·​cient | \ ˌself-sə-ˈfi-shənt How to pronounce self-sufficient (audio) \

Definition of self-sufficient

1 : able to maintain oneself or itself without outside aid : capable of providing for one's own needs a self-sufficient farm
2 : having an extreme confidence in one's own ability or worth : haughty, overbearing

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1596, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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self-sufficient

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of self-sufficient

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

self-sufficient

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

Kids Definition of self-sufficient

: able to live or function without the help of others

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