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English definition of “self-sufficient”

self-sufficient

adjective  /ˌself·səˈfɪʃ·ənt/ us  
able to provide what is necessary without the help of others: a self-sufficient economy/person
self-sufficiency
noun [U]  /ˌself·səˈfɪʃ·ən·si/ us  
They showed their self-sufficiency by growing their own vegetables.
(Definition of self-sufficient from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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