independence

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

in·de·pen·dence

noun \ˌin-də-ˈpen-dən(t)s\

: freedom from outside control or support : the state of being independent

: the time when a country or region gains political freedom from outside control

Full Definition of INDEPENDENCE

1
:  the quality or state of being independent
2
archaic :  competence 1

Examples of INDEPENDENCE

  1. She asserted her independence from her parents by getting her own apartment.
  2. He has shown a fierce independence of spirit.
  3. A month after independence, elections were held.

First Known Use of INDEPENDENCE

1640

Rhymes with INDEPENDENCE

In·de·pen·dence

geographical name \ˌin-də-ˈpen-dən(t)s\

Definition of INDEPENDENCE

city W Missouri E of Kansas City pop 116,830

Rhymes with INDEPENDENCE

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