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self-determination

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1 the act or power of making one's own choices or decisions
  • the United States officially recognizes 18 as the age at which someone is entitled to self-determination

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2 the state of being free from the control or power of another
  • rebels fighting for the territory's self-determination

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The first known use of self-determination was circa 1670

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“Self-determination.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-determination. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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