homo sui juris

noun

ho·​mo sui juris
¦hō(ˌ)mō+
: a person under his or her own control
opposed to homo alieni juris

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“Homo sui juris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homo%20sui%20juris. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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