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self-ruling


self–ruling

adjective

Definition of SELF-RULING

1
of, relating to, or favoring political democracy <having rid itself of the yoke of colonialism, the new nation chose to be a self-ruling state>
Near Antonyms autocratic (also autocratical), despotic, dictatorial, monarchal (or monarchial), monarchical (also monarchic), tyrannical (also tyrannic)

March 04, 2015
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