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freestanding

or free-stand·ing

[free-stan-ding]
adjective
  1. (of sculpture or architectural elements) unattached to a supporting unit or background; standing alone.
  2. not affiliated with others of its kind; independent; autonomous: a freestanding clinic, not connected with any hospital.
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Origin of freestanding

First recorded in 1875–80; free + standing
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freestanding

adjective
  1. standing apart; not attached to or supported by another object
  2. (in systemic grammar) denoting a clause that can stand alone as a sentence; denoting or being a main clauseCompare bound 1 (def. 8b)
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