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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Imposed by oneself on oneself; voluntarily assumed or endured: self-imposed exile.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Voluntarily imposed upon oneself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Voluntarily taken on one's self.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Imposed or taken voluntarily on one's self: as, a self-imposed task.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. voluntarily assumed or endured

Etymologies

self- +‎ imposed (Wiktionary)

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