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Meaning of SELF-DETERMINATION

Pronunciation:  'selfdi`turmu'neyshun, s'elfdut`urmun'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  determination of one's own fate or course of action without compulsion
  2. [n]  government of a country by its own people
 

SELF-DETERMINATION is a 18 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: self-government, self-rule
 
 See Also: autonomy, discretion, free will, home rule, liberty, local option, sovereignty

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Self`-de*ter`mi*na"tion\, n.
Determination by one's self; or, determination of one's acts
or states without the necessitating force of motives; --
applied to the voluntary or activity.

 

 

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