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autonomous

aw to nuh muhs

  • s  (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    an autonomous judiciary
  • s  existing as an independent entity
    the partitioning of India created two separate and autonomous jute economies
  • s  (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment

  • There are questions being asked about the autonomous status of the so-called deemed universities.
  • Two autonomous puppet states carved from Chinese territory and under the tutelage of Japan are Manchukuo, and the more recent "Mongokuo" in outer Chahar Province (PTI, March.
  • But the proposal to turn Basra into an autonomous region is comes not from the Supreme Council, but rather from a coalition of Shi'ite independents and the small Fadila Party .
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  • Alexander Solzhenitsyn in International Herald Tribune
    Any ancient deeply rooted autonomous culture, especially if it is spread on a wide part of the earth's surface, constitutes an autonomous world, full of riddles and surprises to Western thinking,Solzhenitsyn said in his speech. "For one...
  • Richard Shelby in New York Times
    Shelby said putting an autonomous consumer finance regulator within the Fed would be like "moving the Department of Agriculture to the Pentagon and housing it over there and yet be autonomous." "I don't see why that accomplishes much."
  • Jerry Brown in FOXNews
    The federal receivership has become its own autonomous government operating outside the normal checks and balances of state and federal law,Brown said in a statement. "Already, California is spending almost $14,000 per inmate for health...

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