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self-help

(sĕlf′hĕlp′)
n.
The act or an instance of helping or improving oneself without assistance from others.

self-help

n
1. the act or state of providing the means to help oneself without relying on the assistance of others
2.
a. the practice of solving one's problems by joining or forming a group designed to help those suffering from a particular problem
b. (as modifier): a self-help group.

self`-help′


adj.
(of a book, home study course, program, etc.) offering individuals information or counseling on how to help themselves attain certain goals.
[1825–35]
self`-help′er, n.
self`-help′ful, self`-help′ing, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-help - the act of helping or improving yourself without relying on anyone else
assist, assistance, help, aid - the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
Translations

self-help

[ˌselfˈhelp]
A. Nautosuficiencia f
B. CPD [book, method] → de autoayuda
self-help group Ngrupo m de apoyo mutuo

self-help

[ˌsɛlfˈhɛlp] niniziativa individuale

self-help

n autoayuda
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