Examples of dependency in a Sentence
the country's dependency on foreign oil
a dependency on foreign oil
Recent Examples of dependency from the Web
Saint Louis expertly captures the human stories at the intersection of the wonder of childbirth and the grip of drug dependency in a Kentucky hospital, all while keeping the epidemic in view.
If someone has developed a dependency to alcohol and you suddenly remove it from their system, those chemicals can overstimulate the brain and body.
McCanna is at the forefront of a new movement in U.S. medicine to fight drug dependency.
But the conclusion of the EU deal signals that Japan is hedging its bets and reducing its dependency on the U.S.
States that are serious about reducing dependency and protecting the truly needy should follow Arkansas.
Other changes include closing juvenile dependency operations at the courthouses in downtown San Diego and Chula Vista, and moving them to the Juvenile Court building on Meadow Lark Drive in Kearny Mesa.
The crisis is adding uncertainty to a region fraught with instability and sectarian violence, and also comes as the Gulf Arab monarchies are trying to attract foreign investment to reduce their economies’ dependency on oil exports.
Eliminating the cheap psychic rewards earned after a Facebook posting can also reduce screen dependency.
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First Known Use of dependency
DEPENDENCY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dependency for English Language Learners
: the quality of being dependent
: an area that is controlled by a country but that is not formally a part of it
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