adjective Date: 1799 self-appointed

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  • self-elected — self′ elect′ed adj …   From formal English to slang

  • self-elected — /sɛlf əˈlɛktəd/ (say self uh lektuhd), / iˈlɛk / (say ee lek ) adjective elected by oneself …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-elected — adjective see self elect …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-elected — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-e|lec|ted — «SEHLF ih LEHK tihd», adjective. 1. elected by oneself; self appointed. 2. (of a body) elected by its members: »Self elected Town Councils (Macaulay) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self — Self, n.; pl. {Selves}. 1. The individual as the object of his own reflective consciousness; the man viewed by his own cognition as the subject of all his mental phenomena, the agent in his own activities, the subject of his own feelings, and the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-elect — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective or self elected | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : chosen or elected by oneself : self appointed …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-gov|ern|ment — «SEHLF GUHV uhrn muhnt, uhr », noun. 1. a) government of a group by its own members: »We have self government through our elected representatives. b) the state of having such a government. 2. government, as of one s actions or affairs, by oneself …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-governing colony — A self governing colony is a colony with an elected legislature, in which politicians are able to make most decisions without reference to the colonial power with formal or nominal control of the colony. In almost all cases self governing… …   Wikipedia

  • Self-coup — A self coup or autocoup is a form of coup d état that occurs when a country s leader dissolves or renders powerless the national legislature and assumes extraordinary powers not granted under normal circumstances. Other measures taken may include …   Wikipedia

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