Phrases related to: independent

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a partibus rei publicae animus liber (Sall. Cat. 4. 2)an independent spirit.Rate it:

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check and balanceProvide mutual oversight and limitation by independent organizations in order to prevent abuses of power.Rate it:

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e pluribus unumA national motto of the United States of America, meaning "From many, one", or "out of many, one", referring to the integration of 13 independent colonies into one country, and that has taken an additional meaning, giving the pluralistic nature of American society from immigration.Rate it:

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stand on one's own two feetTo be independent. To survive without any help.Rate it:

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a life of its ownAn independent existence with some characteristics of life.Rate it:

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arm's lengthIndependent, but related.Rate it:

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horse senseCommon sense, especially with a connotation of folk wisdom independent from, and trumping, formal education.Rate it:

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libertas, libertatis studiumindependent spirit.Rate it:

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lone wolfAn independent person; someone who has an 'independent' streak.Rate it:

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monsieur vit de ses rentesThe gentleman is independent (i.e. has an income of his own).Rate it:

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noarchShort for "no architecture". It is a term used mainly in package management systems to mark packages which are architecture independent. Such packages usually contain graphics, documentation or similar data that can be used on any architecture.Rate it:

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one-offOccurring once, one-time, independent of any pattern.Rate it:

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stand on its ownTo be independent of others.Rate it:

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sui iuris factum esseto have become independent, be no longer a minor.Rate it:

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