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He bundled his family into his car and headed for the Kurdish autonomous region to the north. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As then, on offer now is a federal unification of two largely autonomous regions. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Forget the notion that British roads will be full of autonomous cars within the next five years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is more worrying is that many legal and ethical issues are yet to be settled, eg should autonomous cars continue to have a driver? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Take, for instance, autonomous cars. Smithsonian Mag (2017)You also need to stop taking each other for granted and recognise each other as autonomous individuals. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are forced to recognise each other as autonomous individuals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It means that people need money if they are to make autonomous choices. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Roughly half of this can be traced back to the autonomous regions. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He has failed to grasp the issue of autonomous regions within countries wishing to gain independence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is certain to raise serious questions about the future of autonomous cars. The Sun (2016)Different villages within a larger cultural unit are highly autonomous and there is no overarching structure of the whole. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Normandy was a largely autonomous region. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry (2004)It's simply to say that the individual is not autonomous. Christianity Today (2000)When taking an autonomous car allows you to work, motorway traffic is almost bound to increase. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The technology is seen as the first step towards the gradual introduction of fully autonomous cars that can drive themselves at higher speeds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now you might argue that Rolls owners already have autonomous cars. The Sun (2016)By 2030 perhaps we can expect fully autonomous cars that can go anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Driving tests should be rewritten to cover the skills needed to regain control of autonomous cars in an emergency, experts say. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was experiencing motoring of the future, sitting in an autonomous car that was doing the driving for me. The Sun (2014)On average, drivers commuting spend an hour a day stuck in traffic - autonomous cars will give them back that hour. The Sun (2013)The technology needed to put fully autonomous cars on the roads is closer to becoming a reality than most people think, the Commons transport committee heard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'autonomous'
British English: autonomous /ɔːˈtɒnəməs/ ADJECTIVE
An autonomous country, organization, or group governs or controls itself rather than being controlled by anyone else.
...the autonomous regional government of Andalucia.
- American English: autonomous
- Arabic: يَتَمَتَّعُ بِحَكْمِ ذاتِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: autônomo
- Chinese: 自治的
- Croatian: autonoman
- Czech: autonomní
- Danish: autonom
- Dutch: autonoom
- European Spanish: autónomo independiente
- Finnish: autonominen
- French: autonome
- German: autonom
- Greek: αυτόνομος
- Italian: autonomo
- Japanese: 自治権のある
- Korean: 자치의
- Norwegian: autonom
- Polish: autonomiczny
- European Portuguese: autónomo
- Romanian: autonom
- Russian: самоуправляемый
- Spanish: autónomo
- Swedish: självstyrande
- Thai: ซึ่งปกครองตนเอง
- Turkish: özerk
- Ukrainian: автономний
- Vietnamese: tự trị
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