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independent

US [ˌɪndɪˈpendənt]
UK [.ɪndɪ'pendənt]
  • adj.独立的;自主的;自治的;不相干的人所做的(或提供的)
  • n.无党派议员(或候选人等)
  • Web有主见的;独立报;独立自主的
Plural Form:independents  
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adj.
国家country
1.
~ (from/of sth)
独立的;自主的;自治的having their own government
Mozambique became independent in 1975.
莫桑比克于 1975 年获得独立。
分开separate
2.
不相干的人所做的(或提供的);公正的;无偏见的done or given by sb who is not involved in a situation and so is able to judge it fairly
an independent inquiry/witness
独立的调查;无偏见的证人
She went to a lawyer for some independent advice .
她去找了一位律师寻求独立意见。
3.
~ (of sb/sth)
不相关的;不受影响的;无关联的not connected with or influenced by sth; not connected with each other
The police force should be independent of direct government control.
警方应该不受政府的直接控制。
Two independent research bodies reached the same conclusions.
两个彼此不相关的研究部门得出了同样的结论。
机构organization
4.
私营的supported by private money rather than government money
independent television/schools
私营电视台;私立学校
the independent sector
私营部门
person
5.
~ (of sb/sth)
自主的;有主见的confident and free to do things without needing help from other people
Going away to college has made me much more independent.
离家上大学使我变得独立自主得多。
She's a very independent-minded young woman.
她是个很有主见的年轻女子。
Students should aim to become more independent of their teachers.
学生应该努力逐渐减少对老师的依赖。
6.
~ (of sb/sth)
自立的;自食其力的having or earning enough money so that you do not have to rely on sb else for help
It was important to me to be financially independent of my parents.
在经济上不依赖父母,这对我很重要。
a man of independent means(= with an income that he does not earn by working)
无需工作便可衣食无忧的人
从政者politician
7.
无党派的;独立的not representing or belonging to a particular political party
an independent candidate
独立候选人
n.
1.
无党派议员(或候选人等)a member of parliament, candidate, etc. who does not belong to a particular political party

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