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dependency

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noun de·pen·den·cy \-dən(t)-sē\

Simple Definition of dependency

  • : the quality of being dependent

  • : an area that is controlled by a country but that is not formally a part of it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dependency

plural

dependencies

  1. 1 :  dependence 1

  2. 2 :  something that is dependent on something else; especially :  a territorial unit under the jurisdiction of a nation but not formally annexed by it

  3. 3 :  a building (as a stable) that is an adjunct to a main dwelling

Examples of dependency in a sentence

  1. the country's dependency on foreign oil

  2. a dependency on foreign oil



1594

First Known Use of dependency

1594


Medical Dictionary

dependency

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noun de·pen·den·cy \-dən-sē\

Medical Definition of dependency

plural

dependencies





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