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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