Self-imposed
Self-imposed Self`-im*posed", a. Voluntarily taken on one's self; as, self-imposed tasks. [1913 Webster]

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  • self-imposed — ˌself imˈposed adjective [only before a noun] a self imposed rule, condition, or limit has been set by the people who must obey it, and does not have to be obeyed by anyone else: • Even with the approach of a self imposed deadline, there was no… …   Financial and business terms

  • self-imposed — /self im pohzd , self /, adj. imposed on one by oneself: a self imposed task. [1775 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-imposed — self im posed adj [usually before noun] a self imposed rule, duty etc is one that you have made for yourself, and which no one has asked you to accept ▪ She spent five years in self imposed exile in Bolivia …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-imposed — [self′im pōzd′] adj. imposed or inflicted on oneself by oneself …   English World dictionary

  • self-imposed — self im|posed [ ,self ım pouzd ] adjective self imposed rules, punishments, etc. are ones that you have chosen for yourself …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-imposed — [ˌself ɪmˈpəʊzd] adj self imposed rules and conditions are those that you have chosen for yourself, rather than those that someone else has forced you to accept …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • self-imposed — self′ imposed′ adj …   From formal English to slang

  • self-imposed — ADJ: usu ADJ n A self imposed restriction, task, or situation is one that you have deliberately created or accepted for yourself. He returned home in the summer of 1974 after eleven years of self imposed exile... Sometimes a well defined job… …   English dictionary

  • self-imposed — adjective a self imposed rule, condition, responsibility etc is one that you have made yourself accept, and which no one has asked you to accept: five years of self imposed exile in Bolivia …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-imposed — /ˈsɛlf ɪmpoʊzd/ (say self impohzd) adjective imposed on one by oneself: a self imposed task …   Australian English dictionary

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