autonomy

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Pronunciation[change]

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  • Hyphenation: au‧ton‧o‧my

Noun[change]

Singular
autonomy

Plural
autonomies

  1. Autonomy can be independence or freedom, as of the will or one's actions: the autonomy of the individual
  2. Autonomy can be the condition of being autonomous; self-government, or the right of self-government; independence
    The rebels demanded autonomy from Spain.
  3. An autonomy is a self-governing community