Definition of self-standing in English:

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Existing without outside assistance or dependence on others: self-standing, separately financed Crime Units a self-standing research project
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  • The University offers language classes in French, German or Spanish for all students, and these can be taken as a self-standing programme of study.
  • The first was designed as a self-standing piece, and can be played separately, but they are intended to be played one after the other.
  • Each novel is self-standing, although they also raise larger questions which are never answered.
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