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Meaning of “autonomy” in the English Dictionary

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autonomynoun [U]

 us   /ɔˈtɑn·ə·mi/
the ​right of a ​group of ​people to ​govern itself or to ​organizeits own ​activities: District ​officials had ​rebuffed a ​proposal to ​grantgreater autonomy to ​localschools.
autonomous
adjective  us   /ɔˈtɑn·ə·məs/
an autonomous ​region/​republic
(Definition of autonomy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “autonomy”
in Spanish autonomía…
in Vietnamese quyền tự trị…
in Malaysian autonomi…
in Thai การปกครองตนเอง…
in French autonomie…
in German die Autonomie…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自治,自治权, 自主,自主权…
in Turkish özerklik, otonomi…
in Russian автономия…
in Indonesian pemerintahan sendiri, otonomi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自治,自治權, 自主,自主權…
in Polish autonomia…
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