HyperDic: self-determination

English > 2 senses of the word self-determination:
NOUNstateself-determination, self-government, self-rulegovernment of a political unit by its own people
attributeself-determinationdetermination of one's own fate or course of action without compulsion
self-determination > pronunciation
Soundsseh'lfdihter.mahney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > self-determination: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaninggovernment of a political unit by its own people.
Synonymsself-government, self-rule
Narrowerhome ruleself-government in local matters by a city or county that is part of a national government
local optionfreedom of a local government to determine by popular vote the applicability of a controversial law in their jurisdiction
sovereigntygovernment free from external control
Broaderautonomy, libertyimmunity from arbitrary exercise of authority
Spanishautodeterminación, autogobierno, derecho de autodeterminación
Catalanautodeterminació, autogovern
English > self-determination: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningDetermination of one's own fate or course of action without compulsion.
Broaderfree will, discretionThe power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies
Spanishautodeterminación
Catalanautodeterminació

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