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  Words related to independent

Related / Similar Words: freelance, self-employed person, mugwump, fencesitter, main(a), autonomous, self-governing, sovereign

 

Definition:
  • a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them;
  • a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics);
  • not dependent on or conditioned by or relative to anything else;
  • not contingent;
  • free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"; "an independent republic";
  • of a clause; able to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb";
  • not controlled by a party or interest group;
  • of political bodies; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state";

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    See Also: free, separate

     

    Attributes: independence, independency

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: onafhankelijk   Finnish: riippumaton  
    French: indépendant   German: unabhängig  
    Indonesian: merdeka   Italian: indipendente  
    Latin: independens   Macedonian: независно  
    Malay: merdeka   Polish: niezależny  
    Portuguese: independente   Serbian: samostalan  
    Slovak: nezávislý   Spanish: independiente  
     
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