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Autonomy

The state in which a company is not a subsidiary, department or other subdivision of another company. That is, an autonomous company is completely independent. Autonomy should not be confused with an autonomous expenditure or with autonomous consumption.
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Yet the party conference held in 1899 in the Moravian city of Brunn adopted a national program demanding national autonomy based on territory and rejected the South Slav delegation's proposal that a program demanding a non-territorial autonomy be adopted instead.
For surely both sides have something right: the Reformation in England was unquestionably enacted from the top with specific political objectives in mind (generally having to do with the extension and consolidation of national autonomy and state power -- though these objectives were certainly not consistent from monarch to monarch, or, in Henry's case, from year to year), and it clearly encountered significant resistance; but it was also, for many, religiously motivated, deeply supported, and tremendously empowering.
It also rejected both Palestinian and "territorialist" Zionism in favor of a non-territorial federalist conception of Jewish national autonomy.
ARITHMUS will follow this process and investigate the practices of statisticians as they juggle scientific independence, national autonomy and EU comparability to innovate census methods.
Whereas national autonomy was once a bedrock principle of the Westphalian order, the mid-1990s witnessed the emergence of situations--Kosovo, Bosnia, East Timor, and Eastern Slavonia--in which the United Nations and other international bodies effectively assumed the powers of national governments.
The conventional wisdom about the movement for Mexican independence is that the primary objective of both popular and elite rebels was national autonomy and the capture of state power.
Saab s proposal is designed to create capabilities in Brazil enabling national autonomy in maintenance, future upgrades, weapons integration as well as in future fighter design, development and operations.
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