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English definition of “stand-alone”

stand-alone

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈstænd.əˌləʊn/ us    /-ˌloʊn/
A stand-alone computer or business can operate on its own without needing help from another similar thing.Computer conceptsUnaided and working alone
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