Definition of freestanding
1 : standing alone or on its own foundation free of support or attachment a freestanding wall
2 : independent 1; especially : not being part of or affiliated with another organization a freestanding clinic a freestanding city a freestanding computer store
Examples of freestanding in a Sentence
a freestanding CD player that can easily be hooked up to your existing components
it's a freestanding store, not a franchise
Recent Examples of freestanding from the Web
The hospital is breaking ground next week on a freestanding emergency department at this growing community that’s perched at the intersection of Lake, Orange, Osceola and Polk counties, just north of U.S. Highway 192 and U.S. Route 27.
A combination of planning restrictions, high land costs and the absence of infrastructure projects to connect new suburbs with city centers has meant a bias among new developments toward apartments, rather than traditional freestanding family homes.
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First Known Use of freestanding
FREESTANDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of freestanding for English Language Learners
: standing alone without being attached to or supported by something else
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Definition of freestanding for Students
: standing alone free of attachment or support a freestanding wall
Medical Definition of freestanding
: being independent; especially : not part of or affiliated with another organization a freestanding surgical center a freestanding emergency clinic
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