self-reliant


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The Elizabeth whom he had known--the valiant, self-reliant Elizabeth--had gone, leaving in her stead someone softer, more appealing, more approachable.
It appears that being reliant on the government for a few short years can be the means through which many people are able to gain independence and the opportunity to be increasingly self-reliant further down the road.
Practical Projects for Self-Sufficiency: DIY Projects to Get Your Self-Reliant Lifestyle Started lives up to its title as a hands-on, user-friendly guide to woodworking creations that aid a more self-reliant lifestyle.
We are self-sufficient in defence field and now time has come to become self-reliant on economic fronts," he said.
Tariana Turia, Whanau Ora Minister says the $15 million for three years from 2015/16 will help families be self-reliant and to engage with the service.
Agartala, May 2 ( ANI ): A papad production unit at Aralia near Agartala has palyed an important role in making the local women self-reliant by providing them an opportunity to become financially independent.
ISLAMABAD, November 26, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Youth Enterprise Generator project launched on Friday enabling youngsters to become self-reliant and contributing members of society by enhancing their technical and entrepreneurial skills.
Faisal Ibn Misha&'al Ibn Abdulaziz, Vice Governor of Qassim Province patronized here on Tuesday evening the 3rd Youth Forum entitled " Franchise, Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges" and the Award of Self-Reliant Youths organized by the Chamber.
Drawing upon the author's life as personal testimonial, Secure in Heart discusses how to spot Satan's false securities, and the flaws of being so self-reliant or self-protective as to shut out one's need for God, a condition as spiritually harmful as being so dependent or helpless as to be unable to turn toward or trust God.
Recognizing the government has neglected its obligation to support them to live independently in Japanese society and comparing its support measures with those for repatriated Japanese victims of North Korean abduction, the judge said, ''The support for war orphans to be self-reliant has been quite poor.
The completion of this phase also involved refurbishing the building's various ventilation, and water and power systems in order to suit the particular needs of a state-of-the-art research environment and to render the site wholly self-reliant for its basic day-to-day requirements.
Paterson is one of thousands of residents enrolled in the Los Angeles Fire Department's Community Emergency Response Team, a free program that trains everyday citizens how to become self-reliant or serve on a voluntary, emergency work force.