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(sĕlf′dĭ-rĕk′tĭd, -dī-)
Directed or guided by oneself, especially as an independent agent: the self-directed study of a language.

self′-di·rect′ing adj.
self′-di·rec′tion n.


(of study, learning, etc) regulated or conducted by oneself
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Adj.1.self-directed - (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"
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The disability sector in Australia is currently undergoing significant change that places increasing importance on the individual and their right to greater service choice and control, and to undertake self-directed care.
According to a new report from Celent, the self-directed market grew 5% last year.
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