[self-suh-pawrt, -pohrt, self-] /ˈsɛlf səˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt, ˌsɛlf-/
the supporting or maintaining of oneself or itself without reliance on outside aid.
able to support or maintain oneself without the help of others
able to stand up or hold firm without support, props, attachments, etc


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