- 1(Of a country or region) having self-government, at least to a significant degree: the federation included sixteen autonomous republicsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- They have established an alternative system of government with autonomous regions, and district and village level authorities.
- The process was designed, in Stalin's words, to produce republics and autonomous regions that were national in form, but socialist in content.
- It resembles more a treaty between separate autonomous nation states than a real binding constitution for a single European state.
- 1.1Acting independently or having the freedom to do so: an autonomous committee of the school board autonomous underwater vehiclesMás ejemplos en oraciones
- These things are now being used as AUVs, autonomous underwater vehicles.
- The legislators must be made independent and autonomous.
- It is an autonomous independent body and received its official recognition early in its existence, in 1958.
- 1.2(In Kantian moral philosophy) acting in accordance with one’s moral duty rather than one’s desires.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- If there is any scope for the will, Vernant notes, it is certainly not autonomous will in the Kantian sense, but a will bound by fear of divine powers, if not actually coerced by them.
- Being free but not autonomous is a condition Kant called heteronomous.
- If conforming documents are presented, the bank owes an autonomous duty to the beneficiary to make payment to it at the place designated for payment.
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- When workers act autonomously, they make independent assessments of the organization and the work situation, and act independently.
- The robot cannot work autonomously - its actions are ‘remote controlled’ by scientists through the computer in its backpack.
- How, after all, do countries, which for decades were structured as colonies, now develop autonomously?
early 19th century: from Greek autonomos 'having its own laws' + -ous.