English dictionary definition of:



  • a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
  • a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)


  • free from external control and constraint
  • (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence
  • not controlled by a party or interest group
  • (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces


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Scrabble score for independent

Scrabble score = 15

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

generated at 17:32:41 on 18-11-19

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