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off the grid

adv.
Without being connected to utility systems, such as those providing electricity and piped water: "a five-day retreat from the doldrums of daily life at a 400-acre homestead, off the grid and blissfully in the middle of nowhere" (Rachel Levin).

off′-the-grid′ adj.
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