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Meaning of “self-starter” in the English Dictionary

"self-starter" in British English

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self-starternoun [C]

uk   /ˌselfˈstɑː.tər/  us   /-ˈstɑːr.t̬ɚ/ approving
a ​person who is ​able to ​workeffectively without ​regularlyneeding to be told what to do: The ​successfulapplicant for the ​position will be a well-motivated self-starter who has ​excellentcommunicationskills.
(Definition of self-starter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"self-starter" in American English

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self-starternoun [C]

 us   /ˈselfˈstɑr·t̬ər/
someone who can ​work well ​alone: Applicants must be self-starters.
(Definition of self-starter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"self-starter" in Business English

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self-starternoun [C]

uk   us   HR
a ​person who is able to ​workeffectively without ​regularly needing to be told what to do: The ​successfulcandidate will be a self-starter with enthusiasm, ​flexibility, and ​motivation.
(Definition of self-starter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-starter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有主动性的人, 干活自觉的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有主動性的人, 工作主動的人…
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