self-sustaining

[ self-suh-stey-ning, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf səˈsteɪ nɪŋ, ˌsɛlf- /

adjective

Origin of self-sustaining

First recorded in 1835–45

Related forms

self-sus·tained, adjectiveself-sus·tain·ing·ly, adverbself-sus·tain·ment, noun
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