Independent

Independent or The Independents may refer to:

  • Independent bookstore, bookstore that is not part of a chain
  • Independent business, privately-owned companies
  • Independent city, city that does not form part of another local government entity
  • Independent clothes store, boutique not associated with the larger retailers
  • Independent contractor, organisation or individual which provides goods or services under terms specified in a contract
  • Independent living, philosophy of working for self-determination, self-respect and equal opportunities
  • Independent (politician), not affiliated with any political party
  • Independent publisher, small press not associated with a major publisher
  • Independent (religion), group active during the English Civil War
  • Independent school, school which is not dependent upon national or local government for financing its operation
  • Independent sources, in journalism, two or more sources which attest to a given piece of information
  • Independent Truck Company, American skateboarding brand
  • Dependent and independent verb forms in Goidelic languages
  • Independent (voter), not a member of any political party
  • Vickers A1E1 Independent, British multi-turreted tank designed during the Interwar period
  • Dependent and independent variables

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Famous quotes containing the word independent:

    All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing, and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an independent and virtuous Judiciary.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)

    I have an intense personal interest in making the use of American capital in the development of China an instrument for the promotion of the welfare of China, and an increase in her material prosperity without entanglements or creating embarrassment affecting the growth of her independent political power, and the preservation of her territorial integrity.
    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)

    A wise parent humours the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
    Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–1865)