self-governing


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self-gov·ern·ing

(sĕlf′gŭv′ər-nĭng)
adj.
1. Exercising control or rule over oneself or itself.
2. Having the right or power of self-government; autonomous.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-governing - (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"

self-governing

self-governing

adjective
Having political independence:
Translations

self-governing

[ˌselfˈgʌvənɪŋ] ADJautónomo

self-governing

[ˌsɛlfˈgʌvənɪŋ] adjautonomo/a
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And then, explained Schliemann, society would break up into independent, self-governing communities of mutually congenial persons; examples of which at present were clubs, churches, and political parties.
It is being knit together into a stupendous Bell System--a federation of self-governing companies, united by a central company that is the busiest of them all.
An oppressed class under the sway of the feudal nobility, an armed and self-governing association in the mediaeval commune; here independent urban republic (as in Italy and Germany), there taxable "third estate" of the monarchy (as in France), afterwards, in the period of manufacture proper, serving either the semi-feudal or the absolute monarchy as a counterpoise against the nobility, and, in fact, corner-stone of the great monarchies in general, the bourgeoisie has at last, since the establishment of Modern Industry and of the world-market, conquered for itself, in the modern representative State, exclusive political sway.
Prior Information Notice for Preparation of land consolidation projects in selected cadastral areas of self-governing regions of the slovak republic.
But I think he would have been happy with the idea of Scotland being self-governing, with a parliament of its own and being a country where fairness and opportunity for all are at the heart of a Scottish Government's decision-making every day.
Should you choose (a), it will be essential that you vote for a political party that is dedicated to the principle of being a sovereign independent self-governing nation of self political determination.
NOW that the 'nationalist (if you have nothing in common with those elected then reduce the size of the electorate until you have) genie' is out of the bottle, we have Yorkshire and Cornwall demanding self-governing powers; as we in North Wales have little in common with those in South Wales why are we governed by them?
Yorkshire now has a population larger than the two nearest self-governing nations of Wales and Scotland.
The meeting is seen as a landmark step despite Beijing's refusal to recognize the self-governing island's sovereignty, AP reported.
Today, self-governing authorities have the right and opportunity to develop their areas, First Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev said on January 29 at the board meeting of the governor's office of Talas region on the results of work in 2013.
Britain and Argentina fought a 10-week war in 1982 over the remote South Atlantic islands, which are part of Britain's self-governing overseas territories.
The 16 colonies still listed by the UN are mostly islands, such as Bermuda, which is internally self-governing and does not seek independence, leaving defense and foreign policy to Great Britain.