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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unbeholden - free of moral obligationunbeholden - free of moral obligation    
unobligated - not obligated
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For decades, we've relied on Mother Jones to report the truth, unbeholden to corporate filters.
The Democrat, Conor Lamb, is a 33-year-old former prosecutor and Marine who ran as a moderate unbeholden to Washington Democrats and without saying much about Trump.
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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.
Sharing the same conditions as local people encouraged partnership and confidence unbeholden to the colonial elitism of the urban centers.
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.
(2004) Gen X: The unbeholden. American Demographics, 24(4), 8-10.