Self-government

  • 1 SELF-GOVERNMENT — SELF GOVERNME L’expression «self government» peut être définie comme le «gouvernement du pays par le pays». Au niveau des nations soumises à un lien de dépendance coloniale, elle signifiera que celles ci assument désormais la responsabilité des… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Self-government — Self gov ern*ment, n. 1. The act of governing one s self, or the state of being governed by one s self; self control; self command. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, government of a community, state, or nation by the joint action of the mass of people… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 self-government — /selfɡɔvernmənt, ingl. ˌsɛlfˈɡʌvə(n)mJnt/ [vc. ingl., da self «sé stesso» e government «governo»] s. m. inv. governo autonomo, autogoverno …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 4 self-government — [self′guv′ərn mənt] n. government of a group by the action of its own members, as in electing representatives to make its laws self governing adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 self-government — /sɛlf gʌvənmənt/, it. /sɛlf gɔvernment/ locuz. ingl. [comp. di self sé, sé stesso e government governo ], usata in ital. come s.m. (polit.) [istituto originario del diritto inglese che consiste nella facoltà, concessa a enti locali, associazioni …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 6 self-government — index freedom, home rule, liberty, suffrage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 self-government — noun uncount a situation 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

  • 8 self-government — n. 1) to grant self government 2) to enjoy self government * * * [ˌself gʌvənmənt] to enjoy self government to grantself government …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 self-government — N UNCOUNT Self government is government of a country or region by its own people rather than by others …

    English dictionary

  • 10 self-government — noun The governance of a region by its own populace; autonomy. The radical party agitated for the region to secede from the confederation and establish self government …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 self-government — /self guv euhrn meuhnt, euhr meuhnt, self /, n. 1. control of the government of a state, community, or other body by its own members; democratic government. 2. the condition of being self governed. 3. self control. [1725 35] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 self-government — self gov′ernment n. 1) gov government of a state, community, or region by its own people 2) gov the condition of being self governed 3) self control • Etymology: 1725–35 self gov erning, adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 self-government — self go·vern·ment s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS dir. → autogoverno {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1852. ETIMO: comp. di self se stesso e government governo …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 14 self-government — {{hw}}{{self government}}{{/hw}}s. m. inv.  (pl.  ingl. self governments   ) Autogoverno …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 15 self-government — Synonyms and related words: Declaration of Independence, absolute monarchy, aplomb, aristocracy, autarchy, autarky, autocracy, automatic control, automation, automatism, automatization, autonomy, coalition government, colonialism, commonwealth,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 self-government — n 1. home rule, self rule, political independence; autonomy, freedom, self determination; democracy, democratic government, republic, republicanism, constitutional rule, constitutionalism. 2. self control, control, self restraint, restraint; self …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 17 self-government — /sɛlf ˈgʌvənmənt / (say self guvuhnmuhnt) noun 1. government of a state, community, or other body or persons by its members jointly; democratic government. 2. political independence of a country, people, region, etc. 3. the condition of being… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 self-government — n. 1 (esp. of a former colony etc.) government by its own people. 2 = SELF CONTROL. Derivatives: self governed adj. self governing adj …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 self-government — noun Date: 1654 1. self control, self command 2. government under the control and direction of the inhabitants of a political unit rather than by an outside authority; broadly control of one s own affairs …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 self-government — noun 1》 government of a country by its own people, especially after having been a colony. 2》 another term for self control. Derivatives self governed adjective …

    English new terms dictionary