Incorrect spelling, explanation: spelling this word with ant at the end is incorrect since the core word depend is spelled with e not a. Origins of the word are back in Latin (pendere). Thus
independant is a mistaken spelling and the correct one is independent (prefix -in with adjective dependent).
Correct spelling, explanation: to understand this form we have to go back to its root – depend, which in late Middle English was spelled dependen and its Latin origin is prefixed de- and word pendere meaning to hang. Both of these origin words are spelled with two e’s, and not with a at the end. Therefore independent is the correct spelling, and
independant is the wrong form.
Definition of independent:
adjective, not dependent; not controlled by others; acting by itself
Poland became independent in 1918.
I think you should be more independent and move out from your parents.
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