Example sentences for: independent-minded

How can you use “independent-minded” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The progressives, like their predecessors among the Mugwumps--the independent-minded Republicans who spurned their party's presidential candidate in 1884--and Liberal Republicans and Whigs and Federalists, have long favored fiscal conservatism.

  • It’s true of Washington, of Brasília, of Canberra, and even more so in Canada where the very idea of a centralized federal government is so hotly contested by its independent-minded provinces.

  • Before then, despite the peninsula’s obvious geographical unity bounded by the Alps and the Mediterranean, its story is a fragmented tale of independent-minded cities, regions, and islands — and the outside powers who coveted them.

  • It has a similarly independent-minded history.

  • By the end of the 13th century, with the independent-minded communes growing into full-fledged city-states, Italy was clearly not to be subjugated to the will of one ruler.


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