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self–governing

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adjective self–gov·ern·ing \-ˈgə-vər-niŋ\

Simple Definition of self–governing

  • : controlled or ruled by its own members : having self-government

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of self–governing

  1. :  having control or rule over oneself; specifically :  having self-government :  autonomous

1778

First Known Use of self–governing

1778


SELF–GOVERNING Defined for Kids

self–governing

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adjective self–gov·ern·ing \ˈself-ˈgə-vər-niŋ\

Definition of self–governing for Students

  1. :  being governed by its own members or citizens <a self-governing island>




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