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self-re·li·ance

(sĕlf′rĭ-lī′əns)
n.
Reliance on one's own capabilities, judgment, or resources; independence.

self′-re·li′ant adj.
self′-re·li′ant·ly adv.
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Adj.1.self-reliant - (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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self-reliant

adjective independent, capable, self-sufficient, self-contained, self-sustaining, self-supporting, able to stand on your own two feet (informal) She is intelligent and self-reliant.
dependent, helpless, reliant, relying on others
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self-reliant

adjective
Free from the influence, guidance, or control of others:
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Translations

self-reliant

[ˌselfrɪˈlaɪənt] ADJindependiente, autosuficiente
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self-reliant

[ˌsɛlfrɪˈlaɪənt] adjindipendente
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References in periodicals archive ?
Recently, Khamenei called on Iranian lawmakers to act self-reliantly when it comes to ratifying treaties invented for the good of big powers, saying the positive aspects of such conventions are not enough for Iran to join them.
(r) Zaheer Ahmed Khan, all repair work is being done self-reliantly and is not sent abroad.
We have previous generations who showed us the roadmap of how to live self-reliantly, and she called to tell me not all was lost.