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

  • adj. Having taught oneself without formal instruction or the help of others.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Educated or trained by oneself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Taught by one's own efforts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Taught by one's self only: as, a self-taught genious.


self- +‎ taught (Wiktionary)



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