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independent


independent

adjective

Definition of INDEPENDENT

1
able to take care of oneself or itself without outside help <an independent young man who moved out of his parents' house while still a college student>
Antonyms dependent, reliant
2
not being under the rule or control of another <finally they are an independent people, after centuries of domination by their more powerful neighbors>

March 04, 2015
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