independence

See also: Independence

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French indépendance

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪndɪˈpɛndəns/
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  • Hyphenation: in‧de‧pend‧ence

NounEdit

independence (countable and uncountable, plural independences)

  1. The quality or state of being independent; lack of dependence; the state of not being reliant on, or controlled by, others.
  2. The state of having sufficient means for a comfortable livelihood.

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