self-fulfilling

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self-fulfilling

[self-fool-fil-ing]
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:
1950–55

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self-fulfilling
 
adj
(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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Example sentences
Because the more value the copies accrue, the more desirable they become, the
  spread of the product becomes self-fulfilling.
If you go into interviews with a negative perception of your teaching ability,
  that will become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
For old fashioned gals, the smaller checks may be a self-fulfilling prophecy.
There is a danger that putting the sea in the same sentence as the cold war too
  often is self-fulfilling.
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