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autonomy

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1 the act or power of making one's own choices or decisions
  • the director agreed to make the film only on the condition that she be given complete autonomy for the casting

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2 the state of being free from the control or power of another
  • finding the mother country's treatment of them oppressive and intolerable, the 13 British colonies made the momentous decision to seek autonomy

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The first known use of autonomy was circa 1623

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“Autonomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/autonomy. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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