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Synonyms for autonomy
ɔˈtɒn ə miau·ton·o·my

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  1. autonomynoun

    Self-government; freedom to act or function independently.

    nationhood, nationality, independence, sovereignty

    dependency, nonautonomy

  2. autonomynoun


Princeton's WordNet

  1. autonomy, libertynoun

    immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence

    indecorum, liberty, self-direction, familiarity, shore leave, impropriety, self-sufficiency, self-reliance

  2. autonomy, self-direction, self-reliance, self-sufficiencynoun

    personal independence

    self-reliance, self-direction, self-sufficiency, liberty

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  1. autonomy

    Personal freedom

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  1. Cory Gardner:

    The voice of the people of Hong Kong must be heard without fear of repression and retaliation. The Hong Kong government must fully guarantee the democratic rights of Hong Kongers, while Beijing must fully respect Hong Kong's autonomy. The world is watching.

  2. Senator Monning:

    Californians with terminal diseases should have the autonomy to approach death on their own terms, and I look forward to continuing this policy discussion in the Assembly.

  3. Deanne Carson:

    I gave an interview the other day about teaching consent to young children, sadly, some people have chosen to ridicule me( oh no ! Pink hair ! Must be a lesbian !) and the notion of giving infants bodily autonomy( poo in nappies har har amiright ?!).

  4. Walter LaFeber:

    Certain sorts of concessions granted by governments in America to European financiers and contractors…might lead to measures which would imperil the political independence, or at the very least, the complete political autonomy of the American states involved.”

  5. Brulte Co.:

    The biggest competitive advantage that TuSimple has over its competitors is that their technology was purpose-built for trucking. They're not trying to port an autonomy system built for passenger vehicles in dense urban environments to trucking or to build a virtual driver which can both drive passenger vehicles and class-8 trucks. These are different skills and different systems altogether.

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