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Overview of noun independent

The noun independent has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. mugwump, independent, fencesitter

(a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics))

2. freelancer, freelance, free-lance, free lance, independent, self-employed person

(a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them)


Overview of adj independent

The adj independent has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (26) independent

(free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism")

2. (2) autonomous, independent, self-governing, sovereign

((of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state")

3. independent, main

((of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence; "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb")

4. independent

(not controlled by a party or interest group)

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