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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 self-suf·fi·cient /-ˈfɪʃənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Self-suf·fi·cient a.
 1. Sufficient for one's self without external aid or cooperation.
    Neglect of friends can never be proved rational till we prove the person using it omnipotent and self-sufficient, and such as can never need any mortal assistance.   --South.
 2. Having an overweening confidence in one's own abilities or worth; hence, haughty; overbearing. “A rash and self-sufficient manner.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : able to provide for your own needs without help from others;
            "a self-sufficing economic unit" [syn: self-sufficing,