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self·suf·fi·cient

self-sufficient

 
pronunciation:
self s fI shnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: able to get along without any help from others.
Her children were self-sufficient at an early age.
similar words:
independent
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derivations: self-sufficiently (adv.), self-sufficiency (n.)