from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make autonomous; render self-governing.


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  • And that is why there has been virtually no demand from war-fighters to autonomize that critical step.

    Killer Drones Are Science Fiction Werner J.A. Dahm 2012

  • If passed, the bill will restructure the Los Angeles Unified School District, give the LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa more power and autonomize three low-performing clusters of schools, among other changes.

    Archive 2009-09-01 2009

  • Maybe not so much in a modern city, but that's only because we've managed to autonomize modern city-stuff.

    A Third Choice (ID Hypothesis) 2007


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