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self-governmentnoun [U]

uk   /ˌselfˈɡʌv.ən.mənt/ /ˌselfˈɡʌv.əm.mənt/ us   /ˌselfˈɡʌv.ɚn.mənt/
the control of a country or an area by the people living there, or the control of an organization by a group of people independent of central or local government: The poll showed that 80 percent of the population of the region supported self-government.
self-governing
adjective uk   /ˌselfˈɡʌv.ən.ɪŋ/ us   /ˌselfˈɡʌv.ɚ.nɪŋ/
self-governing countries/schools
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