Definition of self-motivated in English:

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Motivated to do or achieve something because of one’s own enthusiasm or interest, without needing pressure from others: she’s a very independent self-motivated individual
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  • The continued growth and success of our business has created exciting opportunities for self-motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious individuals who are committed to driving our business forward.
  • Acting in furtherance of interests which were self-motivated and self-fashioned, he freed himself of proximate, merely fashionable, pursuits.
  • You can, however, create an environment in which bartenders are self-motivated to help achieve your sales goals.



Example sentences
  • Although they are hard-working, self-motivating types, these individuals don't like their working day too structured, as they value their independence and freedom.
  • Music is self-motivating - I wouldn't give up performing for anything.
  • There were no war cries, no whoops, no self-motivating yells.


Pronunciation: /ˌsɛlfˌməʊtɪˈveɪʃ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • We would of course like to congratulate the students on their results, which is due to their hard work and good self-motivation.
  • It must be based on self-motivation and that's what I've tried to build here.
  • Teachers and the parent-teacher associations should ensure that programmes that improve self-motivation of the students were organised on a regular basis in schools, he added.

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