one of several British organizations set up in 1986 under the auspices of the Securities and Investment Board to regulate the activities of London investment markets SRO
[self-reg-yuh-ley-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlfˌrɛg yəˈleɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. control by oneself or itself, as in an economy, business organization, etc., especially such control as exercised independently of governmental supervision, laws, or the like.
[self-reg-yuh-ley-tiv, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈrɛg yəˌleɪ tɪv, ˈsɛlf-/ adjective 1. used for or capable of controlling or adjusting oneself or itself: a self-regulative device.
[self-ri-lahy-uh ns, self-] /ˈsɛlf rɪˈlaɪ əns, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. reliance on oneself or one’s own powers, resources, etc. self-reliance noun 1. reliance on one’s own abilities, decisions, etc “Self-Reliance” definition (1841) An essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson that advises the reader to “Trust thyself” and argues that “whoso would be a man must be a […]
[self-ri-lahy-uh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf rɪˈlaɪ ənt, ˌsɛlf-/ adjective 1. relying on oneself or on one’s own powers, resources, etc.