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British English: /ɪndɪˈpɛnd(ə)nt/
American English: /ˌɪndəˈpɛndənt/

Translation of independent in French:


  • 1 (Politics)
    candidat/-e (m/f) indépendant/-e


  • 1 (self-reliant)
    (person, life, attitude, style) of de
    independent means, an independent income
    des revenus personnels
  • 4 (separate, unconnected)
    (complaint, source)
    two independent surveys give the same result
    deux sondages indépendants donnent le même résultat
  • 5 (not part of an organization) (gen) (Politics)
    (candidate, cinema, company, newspaper)
  • 6 (not state run)
    (school, hospital, radio station)

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