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constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself
"the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities"
collected, equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessedadjective
in full control of your faculties
"the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"
Not requiring external or additional support; complete in itself.
Etymology: From self + contained.
Self-sustainability and self-sufficiency are overlapping states of being in which a person or an organization needs little or no help from, or interaction with, others. Self-sufficiency entails the self being enough (to fulfill needs), and a self-sustaining entity can maintain self-sufficiency indefinitely. These states represent types of personal or collective autonomy. A self-sufficient economy is one that requires little or no trade with the outside world and is called an autarky.
having self-control; reserved; uncommunicative; wholly engrossed in one's self
having all the essential working parts connected by a bedplate or framework, or contained in a case, etc., so that mutual relations of the parts do not depend upon fastening outside of the machine itself
The numerical value of self-contained in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of self-contained in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of self-contained in a Sentence
It's a self-contained city.
Their hotels are built to exceed Florida building codes so they're built to withstand a Category 5 hurricane, it's a self-contained city.
There could be an Indian championship, a Malaysian championship and they will be self-contained but with the same format.
Greer is really independent in terms of her approach to things, and she’s pretty self-contained. So she’s great. But also my daughter Spencer, same thing… They make their living as actors.
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