Meaning of “self-determination” in the English Dictionary

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"self-determination" in British English

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self-determinationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌself.dɪˌtɜː.mɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌself.dɪˌtɝː.məˈneɪ.ʃən/

the ability or power to make decisions for yourself, especially the power of a nation to decide how it will be governed

(Definition of “self-determination” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)