Meaning of “stand-alone” in the English Dictionary

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"stand-alone" in British English

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stand-aloneadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈstænd.əˌləʊn/ us /ˈstænd.əˌloʊn/

(Definition of “stand-alone” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stand-alone" in American English

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stand-aloneadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈstænd·əˌloʊn/

single, complete by itself:

Stand-alone houses have become too expensive for many people.

(Definition of “stand-alone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)