selfstudy

self-study

[self-stuhd-ee]
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:
1675–85

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