a worker who provides services to a company but is not an employee or agent of that company
[een-de-pen-den-tees-tah] /ˌin dɛˌpɛn dɛnˈtis tɑ/ noun, plural independentistas [een-de-pen-den-tees-tahs] /ˌin dɛˌpɛn dɛnˈtis tɑs/ (Show IPA). Spanish. 1. (especially in Latin America) a person who supports or works toward political independence, especially one supporting radical changes in an existing government or from an existing system of government.
noun 1. a living arrangement for disabled people and others with special needs, usually in their own home, affording them as much independence and autonomy as possible.
- Independent logical file
database (ILF) One kind of dynamic database management system. Examples of ILF databases are INQUIRE, ADABAS, NOMAD, FOCUS and DATACOM. [More details?] (1998-10-07)
[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; […]