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These are some of the words I thought of:

  • Entrepreneur

  • Dropout

  • Startup

  • Auto-didact

Any suggestions?

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Do you have more context? Otherwise you should use a thesaurus because this is too broad –  simchona Dec 22 '11 at 5:57
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Autodidact is the dictionary word.

Autodidact: a self-taught person

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The OP mentioned that already though –  simchona Dec 22 '11 at 5:56
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Yes, and out of the options OP "thought of", I clarified that "Autodidact" is the "dictionary" word. –  Incognito Dec 22 '11 at 6:02
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