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self-published

[self-puhb-lisht]
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adjective
  1. published independently by the author: self-published books.
  2. having published one's own work independently: a self-published author.
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Origin of self-published

First recorded in 1970–75

self-publish

[self-puhb-lish]
verb (used with or without object)
  1. to publish or issue (one's own book or other material) independent of an established publishing house: The poet plans to self-publish his next work and promote it himself.
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Related formsself-pub·lished, adjectiveself-pub·lish·ing, noun
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  • There has been a suggestion that this book may have been self-published; the style and layout are not necessarily consistent.

    'A Comedy of Errors' in Seven Acts

    Spokeshave (AKA Old Fogy)