Definitions of independent:
  • noun:   a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
  • noun:   a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
  • adjective:   not dependent on or conditioned by or relative to anything else
  • adjective:   not contingent
  • adjective:   free from external control and constraint
    Example: "An independent mind"
  • adjective:   of a clause; able to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence
    Example: "The main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb"
  • adjective:   not controlled by a party or interest group
  • adjective:   of political bodies

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