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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·de·pen·dence /ˌɪndəˈpɛndən(t)s/
 U獨立,自主;足夠維持生活的收入(vt.)為做索引(vi.)做索引

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 independence
 獨立性

From: Network Terminology

 independence
 獨立 無關

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·de·pend·ence n.
 1. The state or quality of being independent; freedom from dependence; exemption from reliance on, or control by, others; self-subsistence or maintenance; direction of one's own affairs without interference.
    Let fortune do her worst, . . . as long as she never makes us lose our honesty and our independence.   --Pope.
 2. Sufficient means for a comfortable livelihood.
 Declaration of Independence Amer. Hist., the declaration of the Congress of the Thirteen United States of America, on the 4th of July, 1776, by which they formally declared that these colonies were free and independent States, not subject to the government of Great Britain.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 independence
      n 1: freedom from control or influence of another or others [syn:
            independency]
      2: the successful ending of the American Revolution; "they
         maintained close relations with England even after
         independence"
      3: a city in western Missouri; the beginning of the Santa Fe
         Trail