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self-taught

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EtymologyEdit

self- +‎ taught

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self-taught (comparative more self-taught, superlative most self-taught)

  1. Educated or trained by oneself.
    • 1974, Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance:
      It's this understanding of Quality as revealed by stuckness which so often makes self-taught mechanics so superior to institute-trained men who have learned how to handle everything except a new situation.

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