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self-reliantadjective

uk   us   /ˌself.rɪˈlaɪ.ənt/ approving
C2 not needing help or support from other people: Lone parents have to be self-reliant and inventive.
self-reliance
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌself.rɪˈlaɪ.əns/
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