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independent

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free from the influence, guidance, or control of others

able to support oneself financially

Synonyms for self-sufficient

able to provide for your own needs without help from others

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"While we will never be completely self-sufficient as a country it is vital that Britain takes its role as a food producer for its growing population seriously and does not rely on the rest of the world - with wildly varying standards of production - to feed our population which is likely to grow to 73 million people in 20 years' time."
We believe by then Singapore would be self-sufficient as far as water demands are concerned and would no longer need to purchase raw water from Malaysia.
Investments will make farm sector self-sufficient on ground.
But first, there is a need to answer the question of whether or not it is right for the country to become rice self-sufficient or just simply rely on those others that can provide the supply.
Slovakia will become self-sufficient again after the second two blocks of the Mochovce nuclear power plant are put into operation.
He said that institutions become independent and strong if they are self-sufficient. He sought suggestions from the board management to make it self-sufficient.
He sought suggestions from the board management to make it self-sufficient. The minister said that books were the best friends of humans in a good society.
The country's huge population and shortage of farmlands are among the factors preventing the Philippine from becoming self-sufficient in rice, President Duterte said last Thursday.
Malacanang doubled down on President Duterte's statement that the Philippines would never be self-sufficient in rice but the President's spokesperson admitted he did not know what basis the President had in saying it.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran will turn into a self-sufficient country in meeting its domestic needs to gasoline and will even start export in the next Iranian year (to start on March 21), a senior Iranian oil official announced on Wednesday.
The federal minister said that he had made his children self-sufficient in businesses back in 2003.
The government's focus on making India self-sufficient in food grains will ensure that the country does not import pulses in the years ahead, Singh told ET on Thursday, a day after his ministry forecast major crop output to reach nearly 272 million tonnes in the year through June 2017.
Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has urged the government to grant a relief and bailout package to cotton growers and convince them to bring the maximum area under cotton crop to make Pakistan self-sufficient in cotton and to save more than Rs 30 billion to Rs.
He also predicted that Iran would become self-sufficient in sugar within three years.
"We are self-sufficient in food grains," declare politicians.