independency

noun in·de·pen·den·cy \ ˌin-də-ˈpen-dən(t)-sē \

Definition of independency

2 capitalized :the Independent polity or movement
3 :an independent political unit

Examples of independency in a Sentence

  1. adolescence is typically an awkward time for young people, as they are making the difficult transition from the dependency of childhood to the independency of adulthood

First Known Use of independency

circa 1611


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