Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who advocates or favors the principle of autonomy; one who desires home rule, or self-government of the community to which he belongs, or of any community.

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  • noun An advocate of autonomy or autonomism

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Examples

  • The introduction to Cleaver's book Reading Capital Politically provides an overview of what he calls autonomist marxism, tendencies that

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  • The authors write that "there were also libertarian Marxists" such as the council communists and so-called autonomist Marxists.

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  • Seksan (2005) The politics of the peoples movement in Thai democracy, Amarin Press, does not use the term "autonomist" to describe this kind of politics in the Thai movement.

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  • In Cobija (in the Department of Pando), on the eleventh of September, eight people were killed and over thirty injured during a confrontation -- the first instance where firearms were used -- between government supporters and "autonomist" groups.

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  • -- between government supporters and "autonomist" groups.

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  • "autonomist" regions -- Santa Cruz, Beni, Pando, Chuquisaca, and Tarija --- are now clearly seeking to destabilize the country.

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  • "autonomist" regions -- Santa Cruz, Beni, Pando, Chuquisaca, and Tarija --- are now clearly seeking to destabilize the country.

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  • The fact is that Bouchard always was a traditional nationalist, who would gladly strike a more autonomist deal within Canada.

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  • Kicking off during the second week of July in Gallivare (that's Swedish Lappland to you), it features showdowns between such autonomist hopefuls as the aforementioned Padania (northern Italy), Kurdistan and Provence.

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  • Belgium's peaceful breakup, were it to happen, could set a precedent for other Western European partition movements, in places like Catalonia, Lombardy and even Scotland, providing within Europe a ready argument, leverage and encouragement for autonomist regions seeking more extensive devolution.

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