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English definition of “self-sufficient”
/ˌselfsəˈfɪʃənt/ adjective FINANCE, COMMERCE
› able to provide everything you need for yourself, especially food, without buying from or being helped by others: be self-sufficient in sth Currently, the UK is only 62% self-sufficient in beef. Building its own marketing organisation in the US would allow the company to become financially self-sufficient and market its own products.