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stand-alone

[ stand-uh-lohn ]
/ ˈstænd əˌloʊn /
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adjective

self-contained and able to operate without other hardware or software.

noun

a device or program with these characteristics.

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Origin of stand-alone

First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for stand-alone

stand-alone

adjective

computing (of a device or system) capable of operating independently of any other device or system
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