self-study
noun Date: 1683 study of oneself; also a record of observations from such study

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-study — /self stud ee/, n., pl. self studies, adj. n. 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… …   Universalium

  • self-study — [self′stud′ē] n. 1. study by oneself, as through correspondence courses, without classroom instruction 2. study of oneself …   English World dictionary

  • self-study — index introspection Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • self-study — noun 1. ) uncount work that you do without the help of a teacher 2. ) count or uncount FORMAL time that you spend thinking about the type of person you are and your reasons for doing things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-study — N UNCOUNT: oft N n Self study is study that you do on your own, without a teacher. Individuals can enrol on self study courses in the university s language institute …   English dictionary

  • self-study — UK / US noun Word forms self study : singular self study plural self studies 1) [uncountable] work that you do without the help of a teacher 2) [countable/uncountable] formal time that you spend thinking about the type of person that you are and… …   English dictionary

  • self-study — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : study of oneself or itself; also : a record of observations from such study recently completed a community self study Harry Serotkin …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-study — self′ stud′y n. pl. stud•ies 1) cvb the study of something by oneself without direct supervision or attendance in a class 2) cvb the study of oneself; self examination • Etymology: 1675–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • self-study — n. study of one s own person; form of study by oneself without supervision, independent learning, learning without a teacher …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-study — noun Study without the aid of a formal education institution …   Wiktionary

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