n. the act of selecting oneself or itself.
self-selecting adj.

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ˌself-seˈlection 7 [self-selected self-selecting self-selection] noun uncountable
a situation in which people decide for themselves to do sth rather than being chosen to do it
Derived Words:self-selected self-selecting

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