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indie

adjective uk   /ˈɪn.di/ us  
describes music or films made by small companies that are not owned by larger companies: an indie movie/film/record label The popularity of indie bands has soared in recent years.

indie

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪn.di/ us  
a small music, film, or television company that is not owned by a larger company: She made five records with indies in the early 90s. a film or recording made by a small company that is not owned by a larger company
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