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autonomy in Government topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishautonomyau‧ton‧o‧my /ɔːˈtɒnəmi $ ɒːˈtɑː-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 PGINDEPENDENT COUNTRY OR ORGANIZATIONfreedom that a place or an organization has to govern or control itself syn independence 🔊 campaigners who want greater autonomy for Corsica2 INDEPENDENT PERSONthe ability or opportunity to make your own decisions without being controlled by anyone else syn independence 🔊 Teachers are given considerable individual autonomy.
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autonomyTo what degree is that positive cycle of challenge and autonomy happening for you in your work now?Maybe I made a mistake in creating a rigid opposition between marriage and autonomy.Being in employment had given these women personal confidence, a sense of independence, autonomy and pride.These changes have created conflicts and tensions such as between old and new technological trajectories and between national autonomy and international co-operation.It means simply freedom from coercion by others and it is achieved when a sphere of private autonomy is created.First, the relative autonomy of railway management means that the assessment of its performance by outside authorities is problematic.the autonomy of the individualHowever, a consequence of this autonomy is their responsibility for seeing that housework gets done.