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English definition of “self-imposed”

self-imposed

adjective     /ˌself.ɪmˈpəʊzd/ US  /-ˈpoʊzd/
decided by yourself, without being influenced or ordered by other people : The end of the year was their self-imposed deadline for finishing the building work . After the military coup , the family left for self-imposed exile in America .Freedom to actOpportunity
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