self-regulation

[ self-reg-yuh-ley-shuhn, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlfˌrɛg yəˈleɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf- /

noun

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.

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Origin of self-regulation

First recorded in 1685–95
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