independentadjectiveuk us /ˌɪn.dɪˈpen.dənt/
independent adjective (NOT INFLUENCED)
- An independent adviser has been brought in to conciliate between the two sides involved in the conflict.
- It's hard to obtain truly independent financial advice.
- Hundreds of small independent shops will be forced to close by the opening of this superstore.
- We make use of available research facilities and license technology from independent sources.
- The industry has not commented on the results of an independent study into the safety of mobile phones.
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independent adjective (NOT RULED)
- The province is nominally independent.
- A bloody civil war followed the proclamation of an independent state.
- The international community has refused to recognize the newly independent nation state.
- The creation of independent states has led to a resurgence of nationalism.
- After India became independent, she chose to be a member of the Commonwealth.
independent adjective (NOT HELPED)
independent adjective (GRAMMAR)
- Husbands and wives may be taxed independently.
- If you've already got experience in word-processing and databases, you can take the spreadsheets module of the course independently.
- For most young people, going to university is their first experience of living independently.
- We were concerned that these animals, kept in captivity for so long, might not be able to survive independently in the wild.
- Several different students came to me independently with the same concern, so I am taking the matter very seriously.
independentnoun [C]uk us /ˌɪn.dɪˈpen.dənt/
independent noun [C] (POLITICS)
independent noun [C] (BUSINESS)