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stand–alone

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adjective \ˈstand-ə-ˈlōn\

Simple Definition of stand–alone

  • : able to operate without control from another system, company, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stand–alone

  1. :  self-contained; especially :  operating or capable of operating independently of a computer system <a stand–alone word processor>

1966

First Known Use of stand–alone

1966


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