Also self-op·er·a·tive [self-op-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv, -op-ruh-tiv, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈɒp ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv, -ˈɒp rə tɪv, ˈsɛlf-/.
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Therefore, if the resolution is to be effective, it must be self-operative.