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Failing to learn from this lesson, after independence, Congress created a “Secret Service Fund” that allowed presidents to use diplomat-spies as they saw fit.

“This may not provide enough independence and could cause a conflict of duties for those unit members,” according to the report.

Despite the connection, Marcus said researchers were given “independence in conducting our research and reaching our findings.”

That independence helped him survive the pandemic, though last year certainly did not match his business plan.

Because of this, Huawei wants independence from the worldwide smartphone supply chain.

Complete male reproductive independence would also hinge on artificial womb technology, which also made headlines in 2014.

Yes, the gun:  “While this gives a moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise, and independence to the mind.”

This man has a remarkable ability, and remarkable independence because of it.

The newly free country struggled to maintain order in the wake of independence, but it was woefully unprepared.

And then there is William Morales of the Puerto Rican independence group the FALN.

Bonaparte took possession of Venice, boasting an independence of fourteen centuries.

Lastly, there was Aguinaldoʼs old rebel party, which rallied to the one cry “Independence.”

Divine Providence is about to place independence within our reach, in a manner most acceptable to a free and independent people.

Still, he said, if France desired to entrust her independence and glory to one man she could choose none better than Bonaparte.

Deeply as they disapproved of his politics, they respected his independence and were inordinately proud of him.


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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to independence, such as: ability, autonomy, self-determination, self-government, self-reliance, and self-rule.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.