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self-government
American English: /sɛlf ˈɡəvər(n)mənt/

Translation of self-government in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • It consisted of the landed gentlemen of NSW who assumed they would constitute the government when the colony acquired self-government.
    • By disempowerment, the tribunal referred to the denigration and destruction of Maori autonomy, or self-government.
    • A former province of a state is being prepared for substantial autonomy and self-government.

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