independency

noun
in·​de·​pen·​den·​cy | \ ˌin-də-ˈpen-dən(t)-sē How to pronounce independency (audio) \

Definition of independency

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

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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, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of independency was circa 1611

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“Independency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/independency. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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