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  1. self-sufficient, self-sufficing, self-sustainingadjective

    able to provide for your own needs without help from others

    "a self-sufficing economic unit"

    self-sufficient, self-sufficing


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  1. Casey Dreier:

    That's kind of the grand experiment that we're actually starting to run now, no one really knows the answer to : Can we bootstrap a self-sustaining marketplace ?

  2. Jack Ablin:

    The wage growth appears to be the breakthrough that bulls were looking for to say the economy can actually be self sustaining.

  3. Arthur Salzer:

    The U.S. economy is becoming self-sustaining, there is growth and it's probably going to accelerate, it finally seems that we've gotten past that economic malaise that was created by the credit crisis.

  4. Richard Linklater:

    We keep getting voted best filmmaking city for independent movies, it's a pretty self-sustaining, supportive community, it's not snarky, and it's just big enough to not feel like you're alone.

  5. Elon Musk:

    Mars is the next natural step. In fact, it’s the only planet we have a shot at establishing a self-sustaining city on, once we do establish such a city, there will be strong forcing function for the improvement of space flight technology that will then enable us to establish colonies elsewhere in the solar system and ultimately extend beyond our solar system.

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