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Meaning of “independent means” in the English Dictionary

"independent means" in British English

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independent meansnoun [plural]

uk   us  
income that you have from investments, etc. ​rather than from a ​job: As a woman ofindependentmeans, she ​spent most of her ​life in ​voluntarywork. He hasindependentmeans.
(Definition of independent means from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"independent means" in Business English

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independent meansnoun [plural]

uk   us  
income that you have from ​investments, etc. rather than from a ​job: He was a man of ​independentmeans.
(Definition of independent means from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “independent means”
in Chinese (Simplified) 投资收入, 非劳动收入…
in Chinese (Traditional) 投資收入, 非勞動收入…
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