Bedeutung von “independence” im Essential American English Dictionary

independence

noun [ no plural ] us /ˌɪn·dɪˈpen·dəns/

a situation in which individuals take care of themselves and do not need help from other people:

Teenagers need a certain amount of independence.

a situation in which a country has its own government and is not ruled by another country:

Mexico gained its independence from Spain in l821.

(Definition von “independence” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)