autogestion

noun

au·​to·​ges·​tion
plural -s
chiefly British
: control and management of an enterprise (such as a factory) by representatives of the workers

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of autogestion was in 1963

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“Autogestion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autogestion. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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