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1. Study or examination of oneself.
2. A form of study in which one is to a large extent responsible for one's own instruction.
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a. study that one does on one's own, without a teacher
b. (as modifier): a self-study course.
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n., pl. -stud•ies.
1. the study of something by oneself without direct supervision or attendance in a class.
2. the study of oneself; self-examination.
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A. Nautoaprendizaje m, autoestudio m
B. CPD self-study course Ncurso m de autoaprendizaje or autoestudio
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In spite of every advantage of university training, and in the face of her bachelorship of arts, his power of intellect overshadowed hers, and his year or so of self-study and equipment gave him a mastery of the affairs of the world and art and life that she could never hope to possess.
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New standards proposed for continuing education providers would permit CPAs to receive CPE credit for adaptive-learning programs in self-study courses.
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Cho and Park (2016) found that private tutoring time is positively correlated with self-study time, and J.