nonautonomous

adjective
non·​au·​ton·​o·​mous | \ ˌnän-ȯ-ˈtä-nə-məs How to pronounce nonautonomous (audio) \

Definition of nonautonomous

: not autonomous: such as
a : not having the right or power of self-government nonautonomous regions
b : not capable of functioning without input from a human operator nonautonomous cars
c : not capable of existing, developing, or occurring independently nonautonomous cell proliferation

First Known Use of nonautonomous

1871, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonautonomous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonautonomous. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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