- in·ter·in·de·pend·ence, noun
- post·in·de·pend·ence, adjective
- pre·in·de·pend·ence, noun
- su·per·in·de·pend·ence, noun
Other definitions for Independence (2 of 2)
a city in W Missouri: starting point of the Santa Fe and Oregon trails.
a town in SE Kansas.
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How to use independence in a sentence
Failing to learn from this lesson, after independence, Congress created a “Secret Service Fund” that allowed presidents to use diplomat-spies as they saw fit.Mixing diplomacy and spying would be poor strategy for U.S. | Jeff Rogg | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
“This may not provide enough independence and could cause a conflict of duties for those unit members,” according to the report.FAA still needs to strengthen Boeing oversight after Max crashes, inspector general says | Ian Duncan, Michael Laris | February 24, 2021 | Washington Post
Despite the connection, Marcus said researchers were given “independence in conducting our research and reaching our findings.”Airports have taken steps to reduce coronavirus transmission but risks still remain, study says | Lori Aratani | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
That independence helped him survive the pandemic, though last year certainly did not match his business plan.Sommeliers have been forced to pivot in the pandemic, and their futures remain uncertain | Dave McIntyre | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Because of this, Huawei wants independence from the worldwide smartphone supply chain.Huawei’s HarmonyOS: “Fake it till you make it” meets OS development | Ron Amadeo | February 2, 2021 | Ars Technica
Complete male reproductive independence would also hinge on artificial womb technology, which also made headlines in 2014.
Yes, the gun: “While this gives a moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise, and independence to the mind.”
This man has a remarkable ability, and remarkable independence because of it.
The newly free country struggled to maintain order in the wake of independence, but it was woefully unprepared.
And then there is William Morales of the Puerto Rican independence group the FALN.
Bonaparte took possession of Venice, boasting an independence of fourteen centuries.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Lastly, there was Aguinaldoʼs old rebel party, which rallied to the one cry “independence.”The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Divine Providence is about to place independence within our reach, in a manner most acceptable to a free and independent people.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Still, he said, if France desired to entrust her independence and glory to one man she could choose none better than Bonaparte.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Deeply as they disapproved of his politics, they respected his independence and were inordinately proud of him.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for independence (1 of 2)
the state or quality of being independent: Also called: independency
British Dictionary definitions for Independence (2 of 2)
a city in W Missouri, near Kansas City: starting point for the Santa Fe, Oregon, and California Trails (1831–44). Pop: 112 079 (2003 est)
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Cultural definitions for Independence
City in western Missouri.
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