1 Although officially a dependent territory the island is effectively autonomous.
2 Five of the six provinces are to become autonomous regions in a new federal system of government.
3 His philosophy is about becoming aware of oneself as an autonomous individual.
4 They proudly declared themselves part of a new autonomous province.
5 Although the University of California at Berkeley is just one part of the state university system, in many ways it is autonomous, for it runs several programs that are not subject to outside control.
6 During the tadpole stage of the amphibian life cycle, most breathe by means of autonomous external or internal gills.