self-rule


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self-rule

(sĕlf′ro͞ol′)
n.
Self-government.

self-rule

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the government of a country, nation, etc by its own people. Also called: self-government
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-rule - government of a political unit by its own people
autonomy, liberty - immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence
sovereignty - government free from external control
local option - freedom of a local government to determine by popular vote the applicability of a controversial law in their jurisdiction
home rule - self-government in local matters by a city or county that is part of a national government
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self-rule

[ˌselfˈruːl] Nautonomía f
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Manila signed a peace deal with the 10,000-member MILF in 2014 after decades of Muslim rebellion in Mindanao for independence or self-rule that had claimed more than 100,000 lives.
The establishment of the First Philippine Republic proved that Filipinos were capable of self-rule and deserved their longed-for-freedom after more than 300 years of bondage from Spanish rule,' Villanueva said in a statement.
by Agence France-Presse The MILF, the biggest rebel group, signed a peace deal in 2014 that would give the nation's Muslim minority self-rule over parts of the southern region of Mindanao, but a proposed law to implement the pact has not been able to get through Congress.
NNA - Former President Amin Gemayel said Sunday, after a meeting with Canadian Foreign Minister St'phane Dion in Ottawa, that blocking the constitutional institutions was a result of the takeover of the Lebanese national decision and the rise of self-rule over the rule of the state.
The PKK says it is fighting for a self-rule for the Kurds in Turkey.
However, Greenland transitioned to self-rule in 2009 and has therefore gained control of its valuable underground resources.
We've been very clear that we won't recognize any self-rule autonomous zones within Syria," spokesman Mark Toner told reporters.
We have been deceived thousands of times by some political jugglers through hollow slogans like internal autonomy and self-rule, they added.
The referendum is our final opportunity to reassert control over our own affairs and win back our historic role as the flagship of self-rule and democracy.
Armed Kurdish militants fought back, digging trenches and erecting barricades to repel Turkish forces in an open attempt to establish self-rule across several provinces.
November 3, 2015(KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese vice-president, Hasabo Abdel Rahman, Tuesday rejected the regionalization of the country and described it as impossible adding it may lead Darfur to demand self-rule.
There must also be self-rule in Sinjar, Kirkuk, Germiyan, Dohuk and Sulaimaniyah, " he said.