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taught to oneself or by oneself to be (as indicated) without the aid of a formal education:
self-taught typing; a self-taught typist.
learned by oneself:
a self-taught mastery of the guitar.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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, they became better archaeologists than some of the leading professionals of the day.
Print threatened to open education out to the
and the socially ambitious.
What a debut for an artist who was largely
It's too easy for a
researcher to get themselves in big trouble using methods they don't fully understand.
He was largely
, far from home, trying to learn the surveyor's trade.
He was a brilliant musical genius, largely
As an astronomer he was a complete amateur, unpaid and
From this post, it seems as if their
, unschooled backgrounds are pretty parallel.
He describes himself as primarily
, with a compulsion to create art.
With courage and perseverance, these
engineers relied on teamwork and application of the scientific process.
British Dictionary definitions for
having learnt oneself without any external or formal instruction
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