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autonomy (s) (noun), autonomies (pl)
1. The state of existing or acting separately from others with the power or right of self-governing: A certain country was granted autonomy after the war and so it became an independent nation.

After World War II, many of the British colonies were granted autonomy.

2. The quality or state of being independent, free, and self-directing: After her divorce, Lina wanted autonomy from any further restrictions in her life.
Being free, independent, and self governing.
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Being independent, free, and self-directing. (1)