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Following troop drawdown, our goal is to create a self-sufficient Afghanistan, and one that views women as a vital contributors.

And Counihan said the system was designed to be as simple and self-sufficient as possible.

Sheriff Wheeler described the compound as a self-sufficient community with its own food supply.

It has also undermined their ability to become self-sufficient in the hopes of someday supporting a family.

With its surge in shale gas production the US has become self-sufficient in natural gas.

If it were only unity, it would be self-sufficient, and would have no further need of receiving anything.

A structure as huge and complex as this had to be self-sufficient.

Men are so self-sufficient, that they always think they may pick and choose.

They perceived that he was self-sufficient, without need of anything, and hence without any motives for doing wrong.

That he had made a fool of himself probably never entered his confident and self-sufficient little head.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-sufficient, such as: competent, confident, efficient, self-supporting, self-sustaining, and arrogant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.