stand-alone - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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  1. not connected to anything else, or not depending on anything else

    Each of its factories operates on a stand-alone basis.

    1. a.
      computing used about an individual computer that is not part of a network
    2. b.
      computing used about a computer program that is not part of a suite

derived word

stand-alone

 

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noun [countable]
singularstand-alone
pluralstand-alones