non-self-governing

adjective
non-self-gov·​ern·​ing | \ ˌnän-ˌself-ˈgə-vər-niŋ How to pronounce non-self-governing (audio) \

Definition of non-self-governing

: lacking autonomy : not self-governing a non-self-governing territory non-self-governing colonies

First Known Use of non-self-governing

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Non-self-governing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-self-governing. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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