Sunday, 1 February 2015

Word of the Day: Autonomy

noun: autonomy
  1. the right or condition of self-government.
    "between the First and Second World Wars, Canada gained greater autonomy from Britain"
    • a self-governing country or region.
      plural noun: autonomies
      "the national autonomies of the Russian Republic"
    • freedom from external control or influence; independence.
      "the courts enjoy a considerable degree of autonomy"

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