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synonyms for independence

  • ability
  • autonomy
  • self-determination
  • self-government
  • self-reliance
  • self-rule
  • self-sufficiency
  • separation
  • sovereignty
  • aptitude
  • autarchy
  • license
  • qualification
  • home rule

antonyms for independence

MOST RELEVANT
  • dependence
  • inaptitude
  • subordination
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How to use independence in a sentence

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.
MIXING DIPLOMACY AND SPYING WOULD BE POOR STRATEGY FOR U.S.JEFF ROGGFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“This may not provide enough independence and could cause a conflict of duties for those unit members,” according to the report.
FAA STILL NEEDS TO STRENGTHEN BOEING OVERSIGHT AFTER MAX CRASHES, INSPECTOR GENERAL SAYSIAN DUNCAN, MICHAEL LARISFEBRUARY 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Despite the connection, Marcus said researchers were given “independence in conducting our research and reaching our findings.”
AIRPORTS HAVE TAKEN STEPS TO REDUCE CORONAVIRUS TRANSMISSION BUT RISKS STILL REMAIN, STUDY SAYSLORI ARATANIFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That independence helped him survive the pandemic, though last year certainly did not match his business plan.
SOMMELIERS HAVE BEEN FORCED TO PIVOT IN THE PANDEMIC, AND THEIR FUTURES REMAIN UNCERTAINDAVE MCINTYREFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Because of this, Huawei wants independence from the worldwide smartphone supply chain.
HUAWEI’S HARMONYOS: “FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT” MEETS OS DEVELOPMENTRON AMADEOFEBRUARY 2, 2021ARS TECHNICA
What we can say is that the trend in recent years has been away from parties and to political independence anyway.
SOME REPUBLICANS ARE SWITCHING PARTIES — BUT NOT MANYPHILIP BUMP, LENNY BRONNERJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In doing so, a senior exec from the publisher said he hoped the move showed others that “there is some life and independence around Google technology”.
‘WE HAD TO TAKE FULL OWNERSHIP OF DATA’: WHY DENMARK’S BIGGEST NEWS SITE CUT RELIANCE ON GOOGLE’S TECHSEB JOSEPHJANUARY 27, 2021DIGIDAY
Their colonial enterprise had left behind a culture of violence and corruption so that even after Nigeria won independence in 1960, military coups became the norm.
THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT HAS PLEDGED TO #ENDSARS AND REFORM THE POLICE. THIS ISN'T THE FIRST TIME THEY'VE MADE THAT PROMISEANDREW R. CHOWOCTOBER 28, 2020TIME
Here, Constant claimed, freedom, understood as “peaceful enjoyment and private independence,” was perfectly secure—even though less than five percent of British adults could vote.
‘FREEDOM’ MEANS SOMETHING DIFFERENT TO LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES. HERE’S HOW THE DEFINITION SPLIT—AND WHY THAT STILL MATTERSANNELIEN DE DIJNAUGUST 25, 2020TIME
I’m afraid that any active collaboration between debt management and monetary policy, even in a crisis, would risk calling into question that independence.
HOW JAY POWELL’S CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE IS CHANGING THE FED FOREVERCHRISTOPHER LEONARDJUNE 11, 2020TIME
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