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dependency

Pronunciation: /dɪˈpendənsi/

Translation of dependency in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -cies)

  • 1 countable/numerable (dependent country) dependencia (feminine), dominio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • At one time sovereign states could control foreign populated territory as colonial dependencies.
    • The different circumstances and traditions of the various colonies and dependencies meant that they were developing at different paces and had little in common.
    • Empires generally expect neighboring states and dependencies to accept their power and accommodate to it.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (dependence) dependencia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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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