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"self-contained" in British English

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self-containedadjective

uk   /ˌself.kənˈteɪnd/ us   /ˌself.kənˈteɪnd/
containing or having everything that is needed within itself: The apartment is small, but completely self-contained, with its own bathroom, kitchen, and living area.
A self-contained person does not have a large number of relationships with other people or does not depend on others for support: She's very self-contained and isn't at all worried about moving to a big city where she won't know anybody.
(Definition of self-contained from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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self-containedadjective

us   /ˌself·kənˈteɪnd/
(of someone or something) having everything necessary to be independent or to work independently: a self-contained environment a self-contained, independent person
(Definition of self-contained from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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