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au·ton·o·mous

 (ô-tŏn′ə-məs)
adj.
1. Not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent: an autonomous judiciary; an autonomous division of a corporate conglomerate.
2. Independent in mind or judgment; self-directed.
3.
a. Independent of the laws of another state or government; self-governing.
b. Of or relating to a self-governing entity: an autonomous legislature.
c. Self-governing with respect to local or internal affairs: an autonomous region of a country.
4. Autonomic.

[From Greek autonomos : auto-, auto- + nomos, law; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

au·ton′o·mous·ly adv.

autonomous

(ɔːˈtɒnəməs)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of a community, country, etc) possessing a large degree of self-government
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to an autonomous community
3. independent of others
4. (Philosophy) philosophy
a. acting or able to act in accordance with rules and principles of one's own choosing
b. (in the moral philosophy of Kant, of an individual's will) directed to duty rather than to some other end. Compare heteronomous3 See also categorical imperative
5. (Biology) biology existing as an organism independent of other organisms or parts
6. (Botany) a variant spelling of autonomic3
[C19: from Greek autonomos living under one's own laws, from auto- + nomos law]
auˈtonomously adv

au•ton•o•mous

(ɔˈtɒn ə məs)

adj.
1. self-governing; independent.
2. of or pertaining to a self-governing or independent state, community, organization, etc.
3. Biol.
a. existing and functioning as an independent organism.
b. spontaneous.
[1790–1800; < Greek autónomos with laws of one's own, independent]
au•ton′o•mous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autonomous - (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state"
free - able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"
2.autonomous - existing as an independent entity; "the partitioning of India created two separate and autonomous jute economies"
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"
3.autonomous - (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"

autonomous

adjective self-ruling, free, independent, sovereign, self-sufficient, self-governing, self-determining They declared themselves part of a new autonomous province.

autonomous

adjective
Having political independence:
Translations
самобитен
autonomní
autonom
autonominen
autonomanneovisansamostalan
autonómia
sjálfstjórnandi, sjálfstæîur, óháîur
自治の自治権のある自立した
자치자치의
autonómny
självstyrande
ซึ่งปกครองตนเอง
tự trị

autonomous

[ɔːˈtɒnəməs] ADJautónomo

autonomous

[ɔːˈtɒnəməs] adj [province, body, individual] → autonome

autonomous

adj, autonomously
advautonom

autonomous

[ɔːˈtɒnəməs] adjautonomo/a

autonomy

(oːˈtonəmi) noun
the power or right of a country etc to govern itself.
auˈtonomous adjective
self-governing.

autonomous

يَتَمَتَّعُ بِحَكْمِ ذاتِيّ autonomní autonom autonom αυτόνομος autónomo autonominen autonome autonoman autonomo 自治権のある 자치의 autonoom autonom autonomiczny autónomo, autônomo самоуправляемый självstyrande ซึ่งปกครองตนเอง özerk tự trị 自治的
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