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Autonomy

autonomy n

: the quality or state of being self-governing
;esp
: the right of self-government
au·ton·o·mous [-məs]
adj

au·ton·o·mous·ly adv



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.