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self-executing

self–executing

adjective self–ex·e·cut·ing \-ˈek-sə-ˌkyü-tiŋ\

Definition of SELF-EXECUTING

:  taking effect immediately without implementing legislation <a self–executing treaty>

First Known Use of SELF-EXECUTING

1857

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