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English definition of “self-reliance”

self-reliance

noun [U]    /ˈself·rɪˈlɑɪ·əns/
the ability to depend on yourself or your own abilities: Learning self-reliance is a slow, hard process. self-reliant    /ˈself·rɪˈlɑɪ·ənt/ adjective She’s cool, determined, and self-reliant.
(Definition of self-reliance noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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