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freestanding

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adjective free·stand·ing \ˈfrē-ˈstan-diŋ\

Simple Definition of freestanding

  • : standing alone without being attached to or supported by something else

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of freestanding

  1. 1 :  standing alone or on its own foundation free of support or attachment <a freestanding wall>

  2. 2 :  independent 1; especially :  not being part of or affiliated with another organization <a freestanding clinic> <a freestanding city> <a freestanding computer store>

Examples of freestanding in a sentence

  1. <a freestanding CD player that can easily be hooked up to your existing components>

  2. <it's a freestanding store, not a franchise>



1876

First Known Use of freestanding

1876

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FREESTANDING Defined for Kids

freestanding

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adjective free·stand·ing \ˈfrē-ˈstan-diŋ\

Definition of freestanding for Students

  1. :  standing alone free of attachment or support <a freestanding wall>




Medical Dictionary

freestanding

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adjective free·stand·ing \ˈfrē-ˈstand-iŋ\

Medical Definition of freestanding

  1. :  being independent; especially :  not part of or affiliated with another organization <a freestanding surgical center> <a freestanding emergency clinic>





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