self–supporting

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

Definition of self–supporting

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

First Known Use of self–supporting

1722


SELF–SUPPORTING Defined for English Language Learners

self-supporting

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Definition of self–supporting for English Language Learners

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


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