Defined: granted autonomy with regard to internal affairs only, by a controlling nation, organization, etc. ADJECTIVE
Partially self-governing. Having the powers of self-government within a larger organization or structure.
–The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
“Semiautonomous cars and vehicle-to-vehicle communication could profoundly change how traffic flows and even highway design.”
–Del-Colle Andrew, “When Can I Let Go of the Wheel?” Popular Mechanics. October 2013 Pages 75-79.