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self-study

[self-stuhd-ee] /ˈsɛlfˈstʌd i/
noun, plural self-studies.
1.
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.
2.
the study of oneself; self-examination.
adjective
3.
designed for or accomplished by self-study:
a self-study course for learning German.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85
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  • The board may grant continuing education credit for participation in self-study educational activities.
  • If you're interested, there are plenty of books to self-study.

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