self-determining

adjective
self-de·​ter·​min·​ing | \ ˌself-di-ˈtər-mə-niŋ How to pronounce self-determining (audio) , -ˈtərm-niŋ\

Definition of self-determining

: capable of determining one's or its own acts

First Known Use of self-determining

1662, in the meaning defined above

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