dependency

  • 1 Dependency — or dependent may refer to: Contents 1 Sciences 1.1 Computer science 1.2 Economics 1.3 Linguistics 1.4 …

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  • 2 Dependency — De*pend en*cy, n.; pl. {Dependencies}. 1. State of being dependent; dependence; state of being subordinate; subordination; concatenation; connection; reliance; trust. [1913 Webster] Any long series of action, the parts of which have very much… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 dependency — index appurtenance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 dependency n. A territory …

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  • 4 dependency — 1590s (adj.), 1610s (n.); see DEPENDENT (Cf. dependent) + CY (Cf. cy). Originally also dependancy, on the French model, but the Latinate form gradually pushed this into disuse; see ance. Meaning territory subordinate to another nation is recorded …

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  • 5 dependency — ► NOUN (pl. dependencies) 1) a country or province controlled by another. 2) the state of being dependent …

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  • 6 dependency — [dē pen′dən sē, dipen′dən′sē] n. pl. dependencies 1. dependence 2. something dependent or subordinate 3. a land or territory geographically distinct from the country governing it, and held in trust or as a possession, etc. in a subordinate status …

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  • 7 dependency — [[t]dɪpe̱ndənsi[/t]] dependencies 1) N COUNT A dependency is a country which is controlled by another country. ...the tiny British dependency of Montserrat in the eastern Caribbean. 2) N UNCOUNT: oft N on n You talk about someone s dependency… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 dependency — n. 1) a colonial dependency 2) drug dependency * * * [dɪ pendənsɪ] a colonial dependency drug dependency …

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  • 9 dependency — dependence, dependency The state of being connected to and subordinate to someone or something. The opposite of self reliance, this term may be encountered in a variety of sociological contexts. In the study of economic growth and the sociology… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 10 dependency — noun 1) her dependency on her husband Syn: dependence on, reliance on; need for 2) the association of retirement with dependency Syn: helplessness, dependence, weakness, defenselessness, vulnerability Ant …

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  • 11 dependency — dependence, dependency Dependence is ‘a state of depending’; dependency can also mean this but is more usually ‘something, especially a country or province, that is dependent on another’. The distinction was somewhat blurred by the emergence in… …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 dependency — noun a) A state of dependence; a refusal to exercise initiative. Franks sullen dependency was driving his father nuts. b) Something dependent on, or subordinate to, something else: In the United States governmental structure, the military is… …

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  • 13 dependency — I UK [dɪˈpendənsɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms dependency : singular dependency plural dependencies a country that is controlled by another country II See: dependence …

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  • 14 dependency — dependence / dependency [n1] confidence, reliance assurance, belief, credence, expectation, faith, hope, interdependence, responsibility, responsibleness, stability, steadiness, stock, trust, trustiness, trustworthiness; concepts 410,689 Ant.… …

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  • 15 dependency — The state of being dependent. pyridoxine d. with seizure an inherited disorder (autosomal recessive) apparently associated with deficient brain type I glutamate decarboxylase; seizures can be controlled with …

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  • 16 dependency — noun Dependency is used after these nouns: ↑welfare …

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  • 17 dependency — de|pen|den|cy [dıˈpendənsi] n plural dependencies 1.) [U] ↑dependence ▪ drug dependency 2.) a country that is controlled by another country →↑colony ▪ Britain s Caribbean dependencies …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 dependency —    1. a subject territory    British imperial use for those distant parts of the globe ruled from London which were not dominions, colonies, or protectorates.    2. an addiction to narcotics or alcohol    The victim depends on regular ingestion:… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 19 dependency — dependence [dɪˈpendəns] or dependency [dɪˈpendənsi] noun [U] 1) a situation in which you need someone or something in order to live or succeed Syn: reliance the industry s dependence on coal[/ex] 2) the fact that someone is ADDICTED to a drug or… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 dependency — besivystančių šalių priklausomybė statusas T sritis Politika apibrėžtis Koncepcija, pabrėžianti besivystančių šalių priklausomybę nuo išsivysčiusių ir tarptautinių verslo bei finansų institucijų. Marksistinės tarptautinių santykių teorijos… …

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