[in-di-pen-duh n-see] /ˌɪn dɪˈpɛn dən si/
noun, plural independencies.
a territory not under the control of any other power.
(initial capital letter) Ecclesiastical.
noun (pl) -cies
a territory or state free from the control of any other power
another word for independence
(esp in the Congregational Church) the principle upholding the independence of each local church or congregation
[in-di-pen-duh nt] /ˌɪn dɪˈpɛn dənt/ adjective 1. not influenced or controlled by others in matters of opinion, conduct, etc.; thinking or acting for oneself: an independent thinker. 2. not subject to another’s authority or jurisdiction; autonomous; free: an independent businessman. 3. not influenced by the thought or action of others: independent research. 4. not dependent; […]
noun, Genetics. 1. .
noun 1. an audit of a company conducted by accountants from an outside accounting firm (distinguished from ).
noun, Logic, Mathematics. 1. in a set of axioms, one that cannot be proved by using the others in the set.