Definition of dependency in English:


Line breaks: de¦pend|ency
Pronunciation: /dɪˈpɛnd(ə)nsi

noun (plural dependencies)

  • 2 [mass noun] Dependence: the country’s dependency on the oil industry
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    • The bubble could burst if the residents of the high-risk area are being kept in a system of dependency on the ruling party.
    • Then there is the sinking stock market and the move from guaranteed retirement pay to dependency on the ups and downs of financial casinos.
    • But does this dependency on the fans change the band/audience dynamic in an entirely positive way?

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