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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence; Personal independence.

Usage examples (37)
  • This undermines the autonomy of teachers, regardless of how effective they are.
  • The term autonomy is most apt: its Greek roots essentially mean "being a law unto oneself."
  • Masculinity is steeped in autonomy and independence.
  • Canada's national cultural autonomy is threatened, if not gone. for more
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