A dependent or subordinate thing, especially a country or province controlled by another
her dependency on her husband
Relating to hospital patients requiring a high level of medical treatment and supervision
The part of Antarctica that lies south of latitude 60° south between longitudes 150° and 160° west that is administered by New Zealand
A territory that is under the sovereignty of the British Crown but does not form part of the UK. The Crown dependencies are the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man
A way of life characterized by dependency on state benefits
(Usually with negative connotations) dependency on welfare benefits provided by the state, as forming part or all of a person's means of financial support.
Addiction to a mood- or mind-altering drug, such as alcohol or cocaine
= structure dependence.
Excessive emotional or psychological reliance on a partner, typically a partner who requires support due to an illness or addiction
The dependence of two or more people or things on each other