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"independent variable" in British English

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(Definition of “independent variable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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independent variablenoun [ U ]

us /ˈɪn·dɪˈpen·dənt ˈveər·i·ə·bəl, ˈvær-/

algebra a number or amount in a mathematical statement that can change and which decides the value of the dependent variable

(Definition of “independent variable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)