self-determination

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self- +‎ determination

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self-determination (uncountable)

  1. The ability or right to make one's own decisions without interference from others
  2. (politics) The political independence of a people
    • 2013, Luke Harding and Uki Goni, Argentina urges UK to hand back Falklands and 'end colonialism (in The Guardian, 3 January 2013)[1]
      The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has categorically ruled out any new negotiations saying the future of the Falklands can only be decided by the islanders themselves in accordance with the UN principle of self-determination.

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