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stand-alone

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈstænd.əˌləʊn/ us    /-ˌloʊn/
A stand-alone computer or business can operate on its own without needing help from another similar thing.
Translations of “stand-alone”
in Chinese (Traditional) (電腦、企業等)獨立的,獨立運作的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (计算机、企业等)独立的,独立运作的…
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