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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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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.
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.
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.
Trump has expressed interest in the self-governing part of Denmark -- which is mostly covered in ice -- asking advisors if it is possible for the U.S.
We would urge all supporters to consider joining our vibrant branch so that we can build on the great results, putting our case for political reform and for leaving he European Union so we can once again become a prosperous self-governing nation.
1948: Ceylon became a self-governing dominion within the Commonwealth.
All four groups are categorized based on two variables measuring organizational characteristics: whether the groups are "self-governing" and whether the groups have been "embedding" local elites into their organization.
For the other kinds of responsibility we need democratically independent and self-governing bodies.
"There are 16 self-governing territories on the UN list which is regretting," Dehqani said, addressing the UN Special Political and Decolonization Committee on the agenda items 54-58.
In all of this work, citizens' self-governing bodies and the Mahalla public charity foundation cooperate actively with Youth Union of Uzbekistan, the Women's Committee, the Nuronii Foundation for the public support of veterans and other civic organizations.
Responding to Daniel Pipes: For fruits of Israeli victory to endure, any post-victory reality must preclude a self-governing Palestinian entity, which would always be subjected to external incitement to fight the Jewish "intruders."
The main challenge for policy makers that arises with the expansion of self-governing schools and parental choice is how to protect the public interests that underlie the creation of a compulsory public education system in the first place.