Meaning of SELF-CONTAINED in English

SELF-CONTAINED

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a self-contained flat (= a flat with its own kitchen and bathroom )

We rented a self-contained flat in the city centre.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

flat

We gave her a self-contained flat in the house.

There are now 12 self-contained flats and a community room.

Downstairs, as well as the self-contained flat , was another bedroom and bathroom and the kitchen.

unit

The individual nation state is often therefore presented as a self-contained unit , analytically prior to its international relations.

A closed loop is a self-contained unit that has no identifiable beginning or end, like a circle or an integrated circuit.

The model 311 gas chromatograph is a self-contained unit with an isothermal oven, heated injector and detectors.

We're a completely self-contained unit .

Each was a self-contained unit capable of tackling most normal and special war-time contingencies of railway transport.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a self-contained heating unit

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A closed loop is a self-contained unit that has no identifiable beginning or end, like a circle or an integrated circuit.

All that Mrs Browning required of her, surely, was that she should be docile and self-contained and grateful.

As with any isolated and largely self-contained community the agricultural village was often the object of a fierce loyalty among its inhabitants.

But his style was always to seem self-contained .

It helps you see your points in one self-contained area.

It too is a self-contained sys-tem yet open at the same time.

Nor is the law as self-contained as social security law; many employment cases require a command of principles of contract law.

The model 311 gas chromatograph is a self-contained unit with an isothermal oven, heated injector and detectors.

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