self governing authority

zelfbestuur (autonomie, bestuurswezen van autonomie)

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  • authority — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. expert, pundit, know it all (inf.), maven (inf.). See skill, knowledge, authority. II Right to govern Nouns 1. (supremacy) authority, power, right, jurisdiction, title, prerogative; …   English dictionary for students

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