unbeholden


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unbeholden

(ˌʌnbɪˈhəʊldən)
adj
1. not beholding; not having an obligation to anyone, esp a moral obligation
2. not seen or beheld with the eyes
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Adj.1.unbeholden - free of moral obligationunbeholden - free of moral obligation    
unobligated - not obligated
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Jose Rodriguez of El Paso called on Texas leaders to establish a fully funded investigative body unbeholden to any officeholder.
The term 'prose poetry' in Arabic poetics is what is called in English 'free verse', both unbeholden to any formal line structure, rhyme scheme or rhythm, driven instead by imagery, sound and metaphor.
His situation is unique--he came to power without an established political party, and unbeholden to intra-party politics.
Conjoining these ideas--that the experience of death is, by necessity, an aporetic positioning and that aporia, when endured, experienced, and testified to, offers a chance for an authentic act, an act that is unbeholden to any prior system of knowledge--forms the root of my argument for how the thematics of approaching death operate in The Trip to Bountiful.
All legal documents then become applicable only to the corporate shell entity, not the person, who is free from the government's clutches, and therefore a sovereign citizen, unbeholden to any nation.
Cardoso's successor, leftist Workers' Party leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, gets far gentler treatment for his aggressive social spending, government-led development projects, and foreign policy unbeholden to the United States.
It will thereby exhibit the negative universality of being unbeholden to any given factor.
Yemen and its people are a strategic partner in guaranteeing the security and political independence of the Arabian peninsula, free from outside influence, unbeholden to Iran.
Alan Peter Cayetano, a loose cannon and unbeholden to the Joker and his chest-beating ilk
Fiscal support has come mostly from philanthropic, business incubation and other sources unbeholden to stakeholders or returns on their investment.
In most Western democracies, national political power has been concentrated in strong political parties, but in the United States, especially in the early to mid-twentieth century, the political parties were weak, creating a vacuum that was filled by organized interest groups unbeholden to the parties.
1) My use of the term thus gives notice that as a critical practice, as a way of looking and thinking, speculative non-buddhism is of necessity disinterested in "what the Buddha said" and unbeholden to Buddhist values.