Sheriff Wheeler described the compound as a self-sufficient community with its own food supply.
And Counihan said the system was designed to be as simple and self-sufficient as possible.
Following troop drawdown, our goal is to create a self-sufficient Afghanistan, and one that views women as a vital contributors.
When you take any beginning industry, you do want to subsidize it until it's self-sufficient.
But these are unlikely to reverse the deteriorating security and produce a self-sufficient Afghan government.
However, he added, with a self-sufficient air, I foretold it.
He was a corpulent, florid man, purse-proud, and self-sufficient.
He looked pretty much like a self-sufficient, self-contained adult.
I am one of the few people in the world who are self-sufficient.
Through the self-sufficient Jewish theologian the command is addressed to us.