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autonomy

noun [U]  us   /ɔˈtɑn·ə·mi/
the right of a group of people to govern itself or to organize its own activities: District officials had rebuffed a proposal to grant greater autonomy to local schools.
autonomous
adjective  us   /ɔˈtɑn·ə·məs/
an autonomous region/republic
Translations of “autonomy”
in Vietnamese quyền tự trị…
in Spanish autonomía…
in Thai การปกครองตนเอง…
in Malaysian autonomi…
in French autonomie…
in German die Autonomie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自治,自治權, 自主,自主權…
in Indonesian pemerintahan sendiri, otonomi…
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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