self-rule
noun Date: 1660 self-government

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-rule — [self′ro͞ol′] n. SELF GOVERNMENT …   English World dictionary

  • self-rule — ► NOUN ▪ self government …   English terms dictionary

  • self-rule — index freedom Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • self-rule — n [U] when a country or part of a country is governed by its own citizens …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-rule — noun uncount the state in which a country or region is governed by its own people, not by people from outside …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-rule — n. = SELF GOVERNMENT 1. * * * noun government of a political unit by its own people • Syn: ↑self government, ↑self determination • Hypernyms: ↑autonomy, ↑liberty • Hyponyms: ↑sovereignty, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-rule — n. 1) to grant self rule 2) to enjoy self rule * * * to enjoy self rule to grant self rule …   Combinatory dictionary

  • self-rule — N UNCOUNT Self rule is the same as self government. The agreement gives the territory limited self rule …   English dictionary

  • self-rule — noun Rule of a group of people by their own leaders as opposed to rule imposed by a foreign government or people. Britain resumed direct control of North Ireland after just nine weeks of self rule …   Wiktionary

  • self-rule — /sɛlf ˈrul/ (say self roohl) noun achievement of independence by a former colony or dependent territory. –self ruling, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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