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autonomy

noun [U] uk   /ɔːˈtɒn.ə.mi/ us    /ɑːˈtɑː.nə-/
the right of an organization, country, or region to be independent and govern itself: Demonstrators demanded immediate autonomy for their region. The universities want to preserve their autonomy from central government. the ability to make your own decisions without being controlled by anyone else
Translations of “autonomy”
in Spanish autonomía…
in French autonomie…
in German die Autonomie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自治,自治權, 自主,自主權…
in Russian автономия…
in Turkish özerklik, otonomi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自治,自治权, 自主,自主权…
in Polish autonomia…
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