noun au·to·ges·tion

Definition of autogestion



chiefly British

  1. :  control and management of an enterprise (such as a factory) by representatives of the workers

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Origin and Etymology of autogestion

French autogestion, from auto- aut- + gestion administration, from Latin gestion-, gestio performance — more at gestion

First Known Use: 1963

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to cast off or become cast off

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