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Synonyms for independent

Synonyms for independent

having political independence

free from the influence, guidance, or control of others

able to support oneself financially

Synonyms for independent

a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)

a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them

free from external control and constraint

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(of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces

(of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence


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not controlled by a party or interest group

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Cerberus has great confidence and respect for the people of GMAC and we look forward to the continued success of GMAC as an independent company."
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The engagement letter from the auditor should contain a representation that the auditor is and will remain independent (as defined by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules) throughout the audit engagement.
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The committee believes that these recommendations will help restore confidence in published financial statements, the financial reporting process and the work of independent auditors.
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It defies common sense that the same individuals can simultaneously be independent directors of the boards of dozens of mutual funds within a fund complex.
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