Translation of independence in Spanish:

independence

independencia, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɪndəˈpɛndəns//ɪndɪˈpɛnd(ə)ns/

noun

  • 1

    (of person, group)
    independencia feminine
    • He also got some independence back after he was given an electric wheelchair.
    • He finds this amusing, but plans to use his freedom and independence constructively.
    • We have just held only the third presidential election since we gained our independence.
    • It's important that you're both able to feel a sense of independence and autonomy.
    • I am a people's person and feel happy when connected although I like my independence.
    • Its the only way we will ensure that we achieve financial independence in the long run.
    • By the way, what I said in my previous entry about my independence still stands.
    • It gives them independence, helps them with socialising and is tremendous therapy.
    • They're just kids doing what kids do, which is kick over the traces and test their independence.
    • It was an attack on our freedom, our independence and our ability to make choices.
    • None had become pregnant in the hope of gaining a council house or financial independence.
    • Schools could apply to become trust schools with greater independence and freedom.
    • The downside is you don't have as much independence and the upside is I get everything done for me.
    • As a man of independence, if not independent means, he preferred the freelance life.
    • Is it possible for freedom and independence to arise in new ways under new conditions?
    • How do you measure the value of independence to professionalism in any discipline?
    • Having less mobility means that I have to be more resourceful to maintain my independence.
    • At home James gained more independence as he grew older, yet was still very clingy to his mother.
    • Young people find they need a greater degree of freedom, independence and privacy.
    • She said the new playground would help give the children greater independence.
  • 2

    (of country)
    independencia feminine
    to gain / win independence obtener la independencia