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SELF-SUFFICIENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does self-sufficient mean? 

SELF-SUFFICIENT (adjective)
  The adjective SELF-SUFFICIENT has 1 sense:

1. able to provide for your own needs without help from others

  Familiarity information: SELF-SUFFICIENT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SELF-SUFFICIENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Able to provide for your own needs without help from others

Synonyms:

self-sufficient; self-sufficing; self-sustaining

Context example:

a self-sufficing economic unit

Similar:

independent (free from external control and constraint)


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