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
Honduras and Paraguay both share Guatemala’s dependency on Washington to some extent and fear that Trump could target them with deportations, aid cuts or the weakening of trade ties.
Oriana House is an independent, non-profit community corrections and chemical dependency treatment agency that has worked with the city and Summit County corrections agencies since 1981.
By the early 2000s, opioid dependency was emerging as a national epidemic.
Your wife appears to be fostering dependency instead of helping the girl to achieve independence.
After landing a role in a Ron Howard movie, opposite Sylvester Stallone(!), an old knee injury resurfaces and Kevin finds himself on a Vicodin spiral of dysfunction and poor choices — a supercharged version of his father Jack's alcohol dependency.
The Democratic Party capitalized by promising black people government dependency disguised as assistance.
The balance between people over 65 and those of working age, known as the old-age dependency ratio, can tip even in countries where the working-age population is growing: just look at Australia or Britain.
Newt Gingrich, Mary Mayhew: Hope for those trapped in welfare dependency -- Thanks to Trump.
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DEPENDENCY Defined 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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