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self–governance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of self–governance

  1. the state of being free from the control or power of another despite pessimistic predictions, self-governance has worked out well for the former colony Synonyms autonomy, independence, independency, liberty, self-determination, self-governance, self-government, sovereignty (also sovranty)Related Words emancipation, enfranchisement, liberation, manumission, releaseNear Antonyms captivity, enchainment, enslavement, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, internment, subjugationAntonyms dependence (also dependance), heteronomy, subjection, unfreedom


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