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self-government

self-gov·ern·ment

self-government

 
pronunciation:
self guh vrn mnt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the independence of a government from external political control; political autonomy.
similar words:
independence, liberty, sovereignty
definition 2: government of a nation, state, or the like by its own constituents; democracy.
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