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self-made

[ self-meyd ]
/ ˈsɛlfˈmeɪd /
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adjective
having succeeded in life unaided: He is a self-made man.
made by oneself.
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Origin of self-made

First recorded in 1605–15
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self-made

adjective
having achieved wealth, status, etc, by one's own efforts
made by oneself
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