declare (one's) independence

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of declare (one's) independence

:to say that one no longer accepts the rule of another
  • The country declared (its) independence.
  • teenagers eager to declare their independence

Word by Word Definitions

declare play
  1. : to make known formally, officially, or explicitly

  2. : to make known as a determination

  3. : to make clear

independence play
  1. : the quality or state of being independent

  2. : competence


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