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English definition of “self-sufficient”

self-sufficient

adjective    /ˌself·səˈfɪʃ·ənt/
able to provide what is necessary without the help of others : a self-sufficient economy / person self-sufficiency    /ˌself·səˈfɪʃ·ən·si/ noun [U] They showed their self-sufficiency by growing their own vegetables .
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