able to govern itself or control its own affairs
(of a person)able to do things and make decisions without help from anyone else
"an autonomous judiciary"
"a sovereign state"
"the partitioning of India created two separate and autonomous jute economies"
At Helsingfors the Finnish Senate..declared Finland autonomous, and demanded the withdrawal of Russian troops.
出自： J. Reed
Consciousness is absolutely autonomous: its decision alone determines whether a given sensum or emotion shall be attended to or not.
出自： R. G. Collingwood
English might almost as well announce that it does not regard itself as entirely autonomous, but as a branch of the department of history.
出自： J. C. Ransom