Examples of independence in a Sentence
She asserted her independence from her parents by getting her own apartment.
He has shown a fierce independence of spirit.
A month after independence, elections were held.
Recent Examples of independence from the Web
For example, American textbooks made sure to present historical events like the Boston Tea Party and America’s fight for independence from the British in a positive light.
In perhaps the most patriotic display since the colonies declared their independence from Great Britain, the Kennedys hit the streets yesterday for a 4th of July parade on Cape Cod, not far from their family's legendary beachside compound.
Labor still has a long way to go before returning to its former glory days as the movement that led Israel to independence in 1948 and dominated Israeli politics for three decades.
Apparently the British voter saw the increasingly non-democratic trajectory of the European Union as a future challenge to its own independence.
The result was that 98.8 percent of voters in the southern part of the country opted for independence, and South Sudan was born.
A baby’s cry, a toddler’s hug, a kindergartner’s bid for independence — all of this reawakens dormant memories of how we were loved as children, memories with potential to haunt us like ghosts.
With events from sunup until after sundown, Harford residents and visitors will be able to celebrate our nation's independence on July 4th all day long throughout the Town of Bel Air.
The one thing that isn’t in doubt in Iraqi Kurdistan’s planned independence referendum is the result.
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First Known Use of independence
Definition of Independence
city in western Missouri east of Kansas City population 116,830
INDEPENDENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of independence for English Language Learners
: freedom from outside control or support : the state of being independent
: the time when a country or region gains political freedom from outside control
Definition of Independence for English Language Learners
: U.S. city, Missouri
INDEPENDENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of independence for Students
: the quality or state of not being under the control of, reliant on, or connected with someone or something else
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