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dependency

noun

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the quality or state of needing something or someone
  • she was concerned about his heavy dependency on coffee to get him moving in the morning

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The first known use of dependency was in 1594

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“Dependency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dependency. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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