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verb [intransitive/transitive] self-publish pronunciation in British English /ˌselfˈpʌblɪʃ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyself-publish
he/she/itself-publishes
present participleself-publishing
past tenseself-published
past participleself-published
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  1. 1
    to publish a book or other product yourself, not through a publisher
    What if people self-publish and they don’t sell much?
    Being a self-published author has never been easier.
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    to publish a book or other product yourself, not through a publisher
    More than one self-published book has later successfully been sold to a publisher.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 22/02/2010 09:38:00

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self-publishing

noun [uncountable]
Self-publishing has already dramatically changed the publishing industry.

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