context-free

adjective
con·​text-free | \ ˈkän-ˌtekst-ˈfrē How to pronounce context-free (audio) \

Definition of context-free

: of, relating to, or being a grammar or language based on rules that describe a change in a string without reference to elements not in the string also : being such a rule

First Known Use of context-free

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Context-free.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/context-free. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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