self-government

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[ US /ˈsɛɫfˈɡəvɝnmənt/ ]
NOUN
  1. government of a political unit by its own people
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How To Use self-government In A Sentence

  • But your title interested me - Jewish Self-Government? On the road to Jewish self-government | Jewschool
  • Central government remained under the control of the viceroy's Executive Council, but in the provinces a measure of self-government was conceded through the system known as dyarchy.
  • It followed from this that the colonies should be granted internal self-government under a governor appointed by the Crown.
  • Where the forms of self-government or of individual self-direction have concessively been installed, under the An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation
  • In the Tokugawa period it enjoyed some autonomy, and was permitted a certain degree of self-reliance and self-government.
  • There are now some two to three million people in the world seeking some form of constitutional recognition of their existence, as a group, and some form of self-government.
  • The State Government devolving its powers on local self-governments is not to be criticised.
  • This power is realised directly through the organs of state power and local self-government.
  • The introduction of self-government from the 1850s created bicameral parliaments, with elected lower houses but nominated upper houses in two colonies.
  • Officially, Puerto Rico became a U.S. commonwealth in 1952, when the island was granted limited self-government.
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