independently UK US /ˌɪndɪˈpendəntli/ adverb
without being controlled or influenced by the government or another organization: independently of sb/sth »

The person appointed shall act independently of the Board.


independently examined/verified/tested

done by a small company or organization that is not part of a larger group of companies: »

The company operates completely independently.

independently produced/owned/run »

independently owned bookstores

without being helped or influenced by other people: work/think independently »

The survey found that many graduates had difficulty working independently.


He has lived independently since the age of 17.

separately from other things: »

Each problem requires different strategies and should be viewed independently.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Independently — In de*pend ent*ly, adv. In an independent manner; without control. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • independently — index alone (solitary), respectively Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • independently — [adv] alone all by one’s self, apart, autonomously, by oneself, exclusive of, freely, individually, of one’s own volition, one at a time, one by one, on one’s own, separately, severally, singly, solo, unaided, unrestrictedly, unsupervised,… …   New thesaurus

  • independently — adv. Independently is used with these adjectives: ↑organized, ↑wealthy Independently is used with these verbs: ↑act, ↑assess, ↑conduct, ↑confirm, ↑evaluate, ↑evolve, ↑exist, ↑function, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • independently of — preposition : without regard to : apart from : aside from : irrespective of independently of what you may think, I have my own convictions it aims rather at persuading the people, independently of what the state may or may not want M.R.Masani …   Useful english dictionary

  • independently — independent ► ADJECTIVE 1) free from outside control or influence. 2) (of a country) self governing. 3) not depending on another for livelihood or subsistence. 4) not connected with another; separate. 5) (of broadcasting, a school, etc.) not… …   English terms dictionary

  • independently — adverb 1. on your own; without outside help (Freq. 6) the children worked on the project independently • Derived from adjective: ↑independent 2. apart from others the clothes were hung severally • Syn: ↑severally …   Useful english dictionary

  • independently — adverb see independent I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • independently — See independent. * * * …   Universalium

  • independently — adverb In an independent manner …   Wiktionary

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