Autonomy Meaning and Definition


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Autonomy meaning

Word: Autonomy

How to pronounce: ɔːˈtɒnəmɪ

Noun

Definitions:

1. The right or condition of self-government.

Example sentences: "Tatarstan demanded greater autonomy within the Russian Federation"

2. (in Kantian moral philosophy) the capacity of an agent to act in accordance with objective morality rather than under the influence of desires.

Example sentences: "This section began with a question about the relations among Kantian views of autonomy, rationality, and agential separateness."


Synonyms:

self government

self rule

independence

independency

freedom

sovereignty

liberty

home rule

self administration


Derivations:

Autonomous

autonomist

autonomously


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Autonomy in Other Languages...

Spanish: Autonomía

German: Autonomie

French: Autonomie

Italian: Autonomia

Turkish: özerklik


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