Definition of self-evident adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌself ˈevɪdənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌself ˈevɪdənt//
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obvious and needing no further proof or explanation The dangers of such action are self-evident. a self-evident truth These ideas were by no means self-evident when they were first suggested.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: self-evident