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stand-alone

(jargon)
Capable of operating without other programs, libraries, computers, hardware, networks, etc. Exactly what is absent is presumed to be obvious from context.

"We only run Windows on stand-alone PCs because it's too dangerous to run it on networked ones."

stand-alone

A device that works on its own without requiring additional equipment. See stand-alone PC.
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