Meaning of “independently” in the English Dictionary

"independently" in Business English

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uk /ˌɪndɪˈpendəntli/ us

without being controlled or influenced by the government or another organization:

independently of sb/sth The person appointed shall act independently of the Board.
independently examined/verified/tested

done by a small company or organization that is not part of a larger group of companies:

The company operates completely independently.
independently produced/owned/run independently owned bookstores

without being helped or influenced by other people:

work/think independently The survey found that many graduates had difficulty working independently.
He has lived independently since the age of 17.

separately from other things:

Each problem requires different strategies and should be viewed independently.

(Definition of “independently” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)