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verb [intransitive/transitive] British English pronunciation: self-publish /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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Self-publishing has already dramatically changed the publishing industry.

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