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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This week the skies will erupt with fireworks honoring the anniversary of our nation’s independence.
In 2015, Crimea received permission to start its own league, one that would show some independence by not playing the Russian anthem at matches.
The elastic waist offers plenty of accommodating stretch, and the button-fly closure didn’t rub under the hipbelt of my overloaded (that is, weighed down with booze for celebrating independence on our own) backpack.
Havre de Grace, Joppatowne/Edgewood, Kingsville and Bel Air will also host Independence Day parades, concerts and fireworks shows through Wednesday, the July 4 holiday to celebrate the United States’ independence from Great Britain.
Each classroom operates differently — independence has one look in kindergarten and another in fifth grade — but students display a striking sense of academic self-awareness.
The rich inheritance of justice, liberty, prosperity, and independence bequeathed by your fathers is shared by you, not by me.
Queen Elizabeth made a state visit to Ireland in May 2011, the first trip by a British head of state since Irish independence.
Celebrate the 192nd anniversary of Stephen Foster’s birth and our nation’s independence.
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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
INDEPENDENCE Defined for Kids
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