Dependency

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

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  • 2Dependency — 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

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

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  • 4dependency — 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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  • 5dependency — ► NOUN (pl. dependencies) 1) a country or province controlled by another. 2) the state of being dependent …

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  • 6dependency — [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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  • 7dependency — [[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… …

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

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  • 9dependency — 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

  • 10dependency — 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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  • 11dependency — 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… …

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  • 12dependency — 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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  • 13dependency — 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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  • 14dependency — 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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  • 15dependency — 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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  • 16dependency — noun Dependency is used after these nouns: ↑welfare …

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