Definition of self-dependence in English:

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Pronunciation: /sɛlfdɪˈpɛnd(ə)ns/


[mass noun]
Reliance on one’s own strengths rather than on others; independence.
Example sentences
  • What Hegel does is attempt to understand the state as the realization of human freedom as radical self-dependence.
  • He stressed that self-employment and self-dependence empower women.
  • However, is it really fair to say that a degree is necessary for an acceptable level of self-dependence?

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