nonautonomous nonautonomous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of peoples and political bodies) controlled by outside forces

Usage(s):

  • The 1952 law that established the commonwealth, McManus pointed out, did not free Puerto Rico, but merely changed it from a "nonautonomous territory" to an "autonomous territory.
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