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.
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Falls are a leading cause of injuries for older Americans, threatening their well-being and independence.
Monday’s eclipse is the first one exclusive to what is now the U.S. landmass since two years after independence, but several eclipses have swept through a few states in the generations that followed.
While the fight for Catalan independence sprang up with a Republican, anti-royalist message, the Basque fighters drew on conservative, Nationalist ideas.
Join the Jamaican independence party from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. with food trucks, a kids’ zone and musicians including Jo Mersa Marley, grandson of Bob Marley.
Among the winding complex of RVs, campers and two-wheeled machines, one can’t help but feel a sense of community, independence and a level of freedom not often found in daily life.
The independence of Poland’s judiciary may depend on how strongly Poles want to keep it.
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.
Cron said his troop depends on its independence and leadership from its Scouts and that the twins have also grown to embody those principles.
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: freedom from outside control or support : the state of being independent
: the time when a country or region gains political freedom from outside control
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