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
In 1992, in the chaotic aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union, the western region of Abkhazia, a 3,000-square-mile chunk of land along the Black Sea, declared independence from Georgia.
Howes and Bluestein said the reward of seeing students reach their independence goals is part what kept the two women teaching special education at Niles North for 12 and 16 years, respectively.
India accuses Pakistan of backing insurgents who have been fighting for Kashmir’s independence or its merger with Pakistan, a charge Islamabad denies.
The FBI director is generally appointed to a 10-year term so that the person in the job enjoys a measure of independence from politics.
Untreated, this can lead to loss of mobility, independence and overall quality of the second half of life.
Rebel groups have been fighting since 1989 for Kashmir's independence or merger with neighboring Pakistan.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned a group of Catalan business leaders of the negative economic impact if separatists succeed in winning independence for the northeastern region.
Or will the Russia investigation turn out to be a showdown not only between the president and his critics but also between partisanship and the very idea of political independence?
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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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