Definitions for "Autonomous"
Independent in government; having the right or power of self-government.
Having independent existence or laws.
Refers to an economic variable, magnitude, or entity that is caused independently of other variables that it may in turn influence; exogenous.
Which finds in itself the laws governing itself - state and term generally understood as social in our theory. Antonym of heteronomous and alienated.
following its own laws; when applied to religion, this implies that religion is an entirely distinctive phenomenon and thus can only be understood on its own terms. The Latin phrase sui generis (of its own kind) is sometimes used to make this point
Keywords:  awacs, gci, zum, aircrew, reflexes
Not under voluntary control, such as reflexes.
of persons; free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment
Aircrew is operating without benefit of GCI/AWACS control. zum Men
Our Fourth Tradition states: "Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or A.A. as a whole." This means that we have been given the courage to declare each A.A. group an individual entity, strictly reliant on its own conscience as a guide to action. However, a group ought not do anything which would injure A.A. as a whole, nor affiliate itself with anything or anybody else.
of political bodies; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state"
linguistic expression in only one modality
Bearing the name of the issuing authority; a symbol of sovereignty
Operating without pre-programmed behaviors and without supervision from humans.
Separate, individual, not involved with others.