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self-gov·ern·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. self-government, self-determination, self-rulenoun

    government of a political unit by its own people

    Synonyms:
    self-rule, self-determination

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  1. self-governmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    self-control, democracy, autonomy

    Antonyms:
    subjection, heteronomy, abandon, subordination

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How to use self-government in a sentence?

  1. Justice Robert H. Jackson:

    Our forefathers found the evils of free thinking more to be endured than the evils of inquest or suppression. This is because thoughtful, bold and independent minds are essential to the wise and considered self-government.

  2. Ronald Reagan:

    This is the issue of this election : whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can plan our lives for us better than we can plan them ourselves.

  3. Rob Portman:

    The Vice President is doubling down while the Press Secretary is trying to spin it. This isn’t rocket science: public officials – Republicans and Democrats – should defend public trust in self-government.

  4. Assistant Attorney General John Cruden:

    United States takes seriously the federal role in protecting tribal self-government, which has United States foundation in federal statutes, treaties and regulations, to this end, we are committed to eliminating barriers, such as these, which hinder The Tulalip Tribes from developing healthy economies and providing necessary governmental services on the reservation.

  5. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    I can’t say I’m surprised because people want self-government, they want sovereignty, they want self-determination, and I can’t say that I would feel differently if I were a citizen of Great Britain when you have people from other countries regulating your country, writing your laws, i can clearly relate to the thinking behind the Brexit vote.


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