under one's own power


: using one's own energy : without outside assistance
The steamboat ran under its own power.
He could not walk under his own power.

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“Under one's own power.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20one%27s%20own%20power. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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