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  1. autonomous, self-directed, self-reliantadjective

    (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment

    self-governing, autonomous, independent, sovereign, self-directed


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  1. Emeasoba George:

    It's advisable and better off to teach anyone or someone how to catch fish(es) than to give him or her fish(es). Yes! because someone who is often taught how to catch fish(es) will surely and eventually become self-reliant or financially independent. But on the other hand, someone who is always given fish(es) is most likely to come back and ask for more fish(es). Anyway, that doesn't mean, you now have to become stingy and unwilling to help someone else or others financially. Don't misconcept me and do quote me right as well.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Instead of taking a begging bowl to the world, engage in partnership with the farmers and workers, and provide them a piece of land for farming for a long time for free, providing them all facilities: Consequently, believe that on the one hand, the poverty will disappear, and on the other hand, the economy would never need outside help. Support talented people and save them from being lost; otherwise, begging bowl will become a destiny; even though you are free, freedom will stay disgraced. Whenever a thought comes into thought for the welfare of people, it is the exact day of freedom. Don't make slogans; don't waste time in speeches; make a plan of action and make yourself and the state and the nation dignified and self-reliant by carrying the practical programs; it is real revolution and patriotism.

  3. Kang Dong-wan:

    North Korea is going back to its 2017 plan – dual policy of improving its nuclear deterrent and self-reliant economy.

  4. Diane Blazek:

    We'll come out in the end and hopefully everyone will be eating better and gardening more and more self-reliant.

  5. Katie Porter:

    I've taken some time to push my kids to be as self-reliant as they can be, this is a job that never stops.

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  • الاعتماد على الذاتArabic
  • auf sich selbst vertrauend, sich selbst vertrauend, eigenständig, auf sich selbst verlassendGerman
  • autosuficienteSpanish
  • وابسته به خودPersian
  • itseluottavainenFinnish
  • autonomeFrench
  • önállóHungarian
  • niezależny, samowystarczalnyPolish
  • autoconfiantePortuguese
  • [[уверенный]] [[в]] [[себе]], [[уверенный]] [[в]] [[свойRussian
  • 自力更生Chinese

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