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self-suf·fi·cient

(sĕlf′sə-fĭsh′ənt)
adj.
1. Able to provide for oneself without the help of others; independent.
2. Having undue confidence; smug.

self′-suf·fi′cien·cy n.

self-sufficient

or

self-sufficing

adj
able to provide for or support oneself without the help of others
ˌself-sufˈficiency n
ˌself-sufˈficiently adv

self′-suffi′cient



adj.
1. able to supply one's or its own needs without external assistance.
2. having extreme confidence in one's own resources or powers.
[1580–90]
self′-suffi′ciency, n.
self′-suffi′ciently, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-sufficient - able to provide for your own needs without help from others; "a self-sufficing economic unit"
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"

self-sufficient

adjective independent, self-contained, self-reliant, self-sustaining, self-supporting, able to stand on your own two feet He'd created a tiny self-sufficient world for himself.

self-sufficient

adjective
1. Free from the influence, guidance, or control of others:
2. Able to support oneself financially:
Translations

self-sufficient

[ˌselfsəˈfɪʃənt] ADJ [person] → independiente, seguro de sí mismo; (economically) → autosuficiente

self-sufficient

[ˌsɛlfsəˈfɪʃnt] adjautosufficiente

self-sufficient

(selfsəˈfiʃənt) adjective
not dependent on others for help etc. a self-sufficient community.
ˌself-sufˈficiency noun
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