dependency

noun de·pen·den·cy \ -dən(t)-sē \
Updated on: 22 May 2018
plural dependencies
1 : dependence 1
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 : a building (such 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

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First Known Use of dependency

1594

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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DEPENDENCY Defined for English Language Learners

dependency

  • : 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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dependency

noun de·pen·den·cy \ -dən-sē \
plural dependencies


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