Definition of self-education in US English:

self-education

noun

  • See self-educated

    • ‘The only problem, I say, is that in America, I do not see the will for peace, nor for self-empowerment through self-education.’
    • ‘The best way to challenge prejudice is self-education.’
    • ‘The 3,000 people who buy an independent product are engaged in a kind of cultural exploration which is the very stuff of self-education and growing as a human being.’
    • ‘She said there was growing awareness of the peak oil impact and the need for self-education on changing fuel behaviour patterns.’
    • ‘He also prefers to keep up his aforementioned self-education - particularly in literature, philosophy and ‘spiritual studies’.’

Pronunciation

self-education

/ˈˌself ˌejəˈkāSHən/