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Independence Day

  
  
A country's Independence Day is the day on which its people celebrate their independence from another country that ruled them in the past. In the United States, Independence Day is celebrated each year on 4th July.      n-uncount  
He died on Independence Day, 1831.     
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independence  
1       n-uncount   If a country has or gains independence, it has its own government and is not ruled by any other country.  
In 1816, Argentina declared its independence from Spain.     
2       n-uncount   Someone's independence is the fact that they do not rely on other people.  
oft poss N  
He was afraid of losing his independence.     


Independence Day     
A country's Independence Day is the day on which its people celebrate their independence from another country that ruled them in the past. In the United States, Independence Day is celebrated each year on 4th July.      n-uncount  
He died on Independence Day, 1831.     

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independence

  
  
autarchy, autonomy, freedom, home rule, liberty, self-determination, self-government, self-reliance, self-rule, self-sufficiency, separation, sovereignty  
  
Antonyms     
   bondage, dependence, subjection, subjugation, subordination, subservience  

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abbr. acron.
Same Shit Different Day
exp.
Face Of The Day
langage internet
exp.
Outfit Of The Day
langage internet
v.
declare that you're done with work or other activity, and that you want to go out or rest or go to bed
[Fig.];[Fam.]
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
n.
first day date for calculation of pregnancy
For calculation of Pregnancy Age
id.
a humorous way of recommending someone not to pursue something at which they are unlikely to be good or successful and thus, to rather stick to what they can do best, namely, their job
Ex.: Although she had poured her whole heart and soul into her singing at the karaoke, her somewhat cruel but nonetheless lucid friends told her: 'don't give up the day job!'
adj.
relating to the present day; of today
[rare] Ex.: Steve can't stand his hodiernal life in the bustling city any more and thinks about moving to the countryside
n.
A day's work ; a fixed or definite amount of work ; a work quota.
Etymology : comes from dog, the o has been change in a a. Ex.: Man does not live by money alone, where would we be without our daily darg? Alasdair Gray,. ;[Slang];[US]; Etymology : comes from dog, the o has been change in a a. Ex.: Man does not live by money alone, where would we be without our daily darg? Alasdair Gray,.
o.
taking on the night life after taking care of business during the day.
n.
last days, hours or minutes of life
Medical term
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