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Independence

One of the essential attributes of a state under International Law is external sovereignty—that is, the right to exercise freely the full range of power a state possesses under international law. Recognition of a state as independent necessarily implies that the recognizing states have no legal authority over the independent state. The status of a fully independent state should be contrasted with that of dependent or vassal states, where a superior state has the legal authority to impose its will over the subject, or inferior, state.

independence

noun authority, authorization, delegation, disassociation, disconnection, emancipation, freedom, liberty, license, not controlled, prerogative, self-determination, self-direction, sovereignty, unrestraint, unshackled
See also: freedom, home rule, latitude, liberty, nonconformity

INDEPENDENCE. A state of perfect irresponsibility to any superior; the United States are free and independent of all earthly power.
     2. Independence may be divided into political and natural independence. By the former is to be understood that we have contracted no tie except those which flow from the three great natural rights of safety, liberty and property. The latter consists in the power of being able to enjoy a permanent well-being, whatever may be the disposition of those from whom we call ourselves independent. In that sense a nation may be independent with regard to most people, but not independent of the whole world. Vide on of Independence.

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The first is that the New Governance Rules has added that a Board Member will lack independency if such Board Member or any of his/her Relatives work or has worked in the Senior Executive Management of the Company or a Subsidiary during the last two years preceding the date of being Board Member candidate.
Talking to reporter, people all walks of life including workers of various political and religious parties, anti FCR campaigners and right activists have expressed the hope the government would definitely announce the reforms package in the Tribal Areas on August 14 in the wake of country independency day.
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Location independency is one of those cloud characteristics that cries out for a maximum of flexibility in the data center environment," said Liebe.
Even today, boards are facing challenges with respect to board diversity, independency, and ownership structure.
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There is a direct relationship between independency and authority at work and organizational commitment of staff.
Among the most important advantages of the proposed method, is its simplicity, high speed, independency on expensive devices and biocompatibility.
If, indeed, the scholarship on the Nazaretha Church has-with a few exceptions--struggled to get beyond the 'African' question, this is not, as Cabrita often acknowledges, the case with the study of Christian independency more widely.
The activists held a day-long conference in Kabul, an event that brought together members of several civil society institutes including National Women Institute (NWI), Youths National Understanding Process (YNUP) and Justice Movement for Independency.
SAVE COSTS DUE TO INDEPENDENCY FROM ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT When interviewed about one of the most crucial factors influencing their procurement decision, the contractors emphasized the follow- up costs that occur when using the purchased system.
I swear by almighty God that I will sincerely protect the republican order and that I fully respect the constitution and the rule of law and completely take care of people's interests, preserve the nation's independency and safety of its lands," Adli said during the ceremony.

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