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Definition of the adjective Selfstanding

What does Selfstanding mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. standing or existing in ones own power, ability or competence, non-reliant
  2. individual; independent
  3. [context: grammar] lacking affixes, stem

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Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Political Science (2011)

by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino

privatization, over to newly created, still municipally owned, but organizationally and financially selfstanding corporations. In some cases, such corporatization has been extended to a broad scope of local functions, sometimes with the intention of tailoring the entire administration to a private sector–derived holding (Konzern) scheme. Second, often beset by budgetary needs, the municipalities ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Communication Theory (2009)

by Stephen W. Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss

It was that historical turn in the road that eventually led hermeneutics, as its own selfstanding theoretical perspective ...

Google previewPocket Crossword Dictionary (2015)

by B. J. Holmes

PISH how Frenchman COMMENT how German WIE how old AGE how old one is AGE how Parisian COMMENT how to can indicate the answer is an adverb, usually ending in LY; can indicate a word in which the first component is a selfstanding verb (as “Informant – how to put the kids to sleep” signals TELLTALE ) Howard's End D Howdy HI however BUT; THO; YET; THOUGH; anagram indicator howl CRY; ROAR; WAIL howler BLUNDER; MONKEY HQ BASE; DEPOT; STATION ...

Google previewDictionary of British Education (2004)

by Professor Peter Gordon, Peter Gordon, Professor Denis Lawton, Denis Lawton

with universities or polytechnics but about 50became selfstanding diversified colleges of higher education.The principalsof thesecolleges ofhigher education formed the Standing Conferencesof Principals(SCOP). When polytechnics became universitiesin 1992 the future andthe status of the CHE was questioned, butit seems likely that those offering specialist courses not available inuniversities willprobably survive. College of Preceptors Incorporated by Royal Charter in 1849, it.

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (2016)

by Simon Blackburn

Opposition to this way of looking at ethics may begin with wondering whether selfstanding states of this kind exist, given that generally we take satisfaction and pleasure in acting, and it is not possible to separate the pleasure as an end from the action as a mere means. Critics also point out the way in which much ethical life is 'backward looking' (seeing whether an action is a case of breaking a promise, abusing a role, betraying a trust, etc.) rather than exclusively 'forward looking' as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Government and Politics (2013)

2-volume set by Mary Hawkesworth, Maurice Kogan

With the exception ofan occasionally selfstanding agrarian interest (suchas individual smallholders who formeda distinctive social ...

Google previewThe Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia (2010)

by Louise Cummings

Inferentialism is a species of pragmatism and of the usetheory of meaning – our expressions are seen as tools which we employ to do various useful things (though they should not be seen as selfstanding ...

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Selfstanding Meaning

Video shows what selfstanding means. standing or existing in ones own power, ability or competence, non-reliant. individual, independent. lacking affixes, stem.

Scrabble value of S1E1L1F4S1T1A1N1D2I1N1G2

The value of this 12-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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