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self-fulfilling

[self-foo l-fil-ing] /ˈsɛlf fʊlˈfɪl ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
characterized by or bringing about self-fulfillment.
2.
happening or brought about as a result of being foretold, expected, or talked about:
a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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British Dictionary definitions for self fulfilling

self-fulfilling

adjective
1.
(of an opinion or prediction) borne out because it is expected to be true or to happen: a self-fulfilling prophecy
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