semi-autonomy

semiautonomy

[sem-ee-aw-ton-uh-mee, sem-ahy-]
noun, plural semiautonomies.
1.
the quality or state of being semiautonomous.
2.
a semiautonomous system of government.

Origin:
1945–50; semi- + autonomy

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