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free-floating

adjective uk   /ˌfriːˈfləʊ.tɪŋ/ us    /-ˈfloʊ.t̬ɪŋ/
not supporting any particular political party not attached to anything: free-floating aquatic plants not controlled by any particular system: a free-floating exchange rate system a free-floating feeling is one that is general and does not have an obvious cause: free-floating anxiety
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