[aw-ton-uh-muh s] /ɔˈtɒn ə məs/
having autonomy; not subject to control from outside; independent:
a subsidiary that functioned as an autonomous unit.
(of a community, country, etc) possessing a large degree of self-government
of or relating to an autonomous community
independent of others
(biology) existing as an organism independent of other organisms or parts
a variant spelling of autonomic (sense 3)
1800, from Greek autonomos “having one’s own laws,” of animals, “feeding or ranging at will,” from autos “self” (see auto-) + nomos “law” (see numismatics). Cf. privilege. Used mostly in metaphysics and politics; see autonomic.
[uh-vey-luh-buh l] /əˈveɪ lə bəl/ adjective 1. suitable or ready for use; of use or service; at hand: I used whatever tools were available. 2. readily obtainable; accessible: available resources. 3. having sufficient power or efficacy; valid. 4. Archaic. efficacious; profitable; advantageous. /əˈveɪləbəl/ adjective 1. obtainable or accessible; capable of being made use of; at […]
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[bey-luh-buh l] /ˈbeɪ lə bəl/ adjective, Law. 1. capable of being set free on . 2. admitting of : a bailable offense. /ˈbeɪləbəl/ adjective (law) 1. eligible for release on bail 2. admitting of bail: a bailable offence
[noun non-bangk; adjective non-bangk] /noun ˈnɒnˈbæŋk; adjective ˈnɒnˌbæŋk/ noun 1. an institution that is not a but engages in certain practices, as lending money or holding deposits. adjective 2. of, relating to, or handled by a nonbank: nonbank loans.