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Daemon
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self-sufficient

(adjective) Able to provide for or support oneself without the help of others.

Synonyms: self-sustaining

Usage: A strong and self-reliant man, he had all his life ignored companionship, had been well content to live without friends, self-contained and self-sufficient.
Irma Crespo
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self-sufficient
Definition: (adjective) Able to provide for or support oneself without the help of others.
Synonyms: self-sustaining
Emel Rapchan
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self-sufficient
- self-sustaining, self-sufficing, self-contained, self-supporting
- autonomous, separate, unrelated, independent

- During Lula presidency, Brazil became a self-sufficient country in oil production in terms that they became able to produce and sell oil in the same amount of the international importation, allegedly, reducing the Brazilian dependency on international oil price.
- The Brazilian's self-sufficiency turned out something wasted since the recent scandals on bribery and corruption that ended up in dragging mounds of money from the Brazilian's oil company Petrobras, once one of eight greatest oil company.
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