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English definition of “stand-alone”

stand-alone

adjective [before noun]     /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
(Definition of stand-alone adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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