as in autodidactic
having skills or knowledge acquired through one's own efforts without formal training the cellist's success is all the more remarkable because she is self-taught

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“Self-taught.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-taught. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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