the study of something by oneself, as through books, records, etc., without direct supervision or attendance in a class: She learned to read German by self-study.
the study of oneself; self-examination.
designed for or accomplished by self-study: a self-study course for learning German.
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How to use self-study in a sentence
Almost all French speakers have to do a serious amount of self-study to become conversant, especially when it comes to phonetics.
The vast majority became religious after they joined al Qaeda, getting religion from comrades and self-study.
Any group of friends can intelligently and profitably carry on a self study class even without a teacher.Moody's Stories | Dwight Lyman Moody
You have in your sister an opportunity for self-study without its like or equal.The Golden Censer | John McGovern
The students in Italy in the past have had advantages for self-study that were of greatest importance.Great Singers on the Art of Singing | James Francis Cooke