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self-

 
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part of speech: prefix
definition: used in front of a word to mean of, by, to, for, or in oneself.
To exercise self-control is to keep control of yourself.To have self-respect is to have respect for yourself.
Word Builder: self- +
  • self-confidence:
    confidence in yourself.
  • self-defense:
    the practice of defending yourself against an attack.
  • self-service:
    relating to a store where customers must serve themselves.
  • self-employed:
    owning your own business and working for yourself.