selfstanding

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From self- +‎ standing. Compare Dutch zelfstaandig (independent), German selbstständig (independent, self-reliant).

Adjective[edit]

selfstanding (comparative more selfstanding, superlative most selfstanding)

  1. standing or existing in ones own power, ability or competence, non-reliant
  2. individual; independent
  3. (grammar) lacking affixes, stem
    selfstanding word