[ aw-toh-dahy-dakt, -dahy-dakt ]
/ ˌɔ toʊˈdaɪ dækt, -daɪˈdækt /
a person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self-taught person.
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Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.
Its your turn to pick the movie but your sister gets to pick the board game we’re going to play.
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OTHER WORDS FROM autodidactau·to·di·dac·tic, adjectiveau·to·di·dac·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for autodidactic
/ (ˈɔːtəʊˌdaɪdækt) /
a person who is self-taught
Derived forms of autodidactautodidactic, adjective
Word Origin for autodidact
C16: from Greek autodidaktos self-taught, from autos self + didaskein to teach
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