independent in a sentence

Many elderly people in this country live very active, independent lives.

Singapore withdrew from Malaysia to become an independent nation in 1965.

Following World War Two, Yugoslavia became an independent communist state.

The border between the newly independent countries has now been formalized.

She has worked as associate producer on a number of small, independent filMs.
Political hierarchies can be independent of both social and economic hierarchies.

On 20 May 2002, East Timor was internationally recognized as an independent state.

I always get confused between dependent clauses and independent clauses in English.

A Greek proverb advises, “First secure an independent income, then practice virtue.


The Opposition is calling for an independent inquiry into the corruption allegations.

The people of Papua New Guinea lived isolated independent lives for hundreds of years.

The British Commonwealth is a voluntary association of fifty-four independent countries.

The eastern portion of Pakistan seceded in 1971 as the independent nation of Bangladesh.

On September 2, 1945, Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnam to be a free and independent country.

William Cobbett once said that to be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility.

The Philippines were the first Asian colony to become independent following World War Two.

Azerbaijan has been an independent republic since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Secondly, some of the Creoles may become independent national languages in their own right.

After the bushfires, we have independently decided to call off this year’s fireworks display.

Part of Spain’s vast empire in the New World, Honduras became an independent country in 1821.

Although he has been blind since birth, he has a good job, and is able to live independently.

Following World War Two, Yugoslavia became an independent communist state under Marshall Tito.

In March 1992, an independent Kyrgyzstan gained a seat as a full member of the United Nations.

More and more women have their own careers and are economically independent of their husbands.