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verb [intransitive/transitive] self-publish pronunciation in British English /ˌselfˈpʌblɪʃ/
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present tense
present participleself-publishing
past tenseself-published
past participleself-published
  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.

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noun [uncountable]

Self-publishing has already dramatically changed the publishing industry.


… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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