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dependency culture Line breaks: de¦pend|ency cul|ture

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of dependency culture in English:


A way of life characterized by dependency on state benefits.
Example sentences
  • Yet the same government also fuelled the dependency culture with its incapacity benefits system.
  • We are trying to move them away from the dependency culture and help encourage these people to be self-sufficient.
  • These observations are painfully correct, as are the concerns raised about our dependency culture and the class-war scores undertaken by too many of our politicians.
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