interdependence


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in·ter·de·pen·dent

 (ĭn′tər-dĭ-pĕn′dənt)
adj.
Mutually dependent: "Our physiology and that of the plants we eat are not only biochemically similar but interdependent" (Cindy Engel).

in′ter·de·pen′dence, in′ter·de·pen′den·cy n.

interdependence

(ˌɪntədɪˈpɛndəns)
n
dependence between two or more people, groups, or things: the interdependence of economies.
ˌinterdeˈpendency n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interdependence - a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
reciprocality, reciprocity - a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
commensalism - the relation between two different kinds of organisms when one receives benefits from the other without damaging it
parasitism - the relation between two different kinds of organisms in which one receives benefits from the other by causing damage to it (usually not fatal damage)
mutualism, symbiosis - the relation between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other
sharing - having in common; "the sharing of electrons creates molecules"
sharing - using or enjoying something jointly with others

interdependence

noun
A logical or natural association between two or more things:
Informal: hookup.
Translations

interdependence

[ˌɪntədɪˈpendəns] Ninterdependencia f

interdependence

[ˌɪntərdɪˈpɛndəns] ninterdépendance f

interdependence

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It will act upon the basic fact that WHEREVER THERE IS INTERDEPENDENCE, THERE IS BOUND TO BE TELEPHONY; and it will therefore prepare maps of interdependence, showing the widely scattered groups of industry and finance, and the lines that weave them into a pattern of national cooperation.
Even in the case of acknowledged correlatives, and where names exist for each, there will be no interdependence if one of the two is denoted, not by that name which expresses the correlative notion, but by one of irrelevant significance.
The flimsy fabric of credit that had grown with no man foreseeing, and that had held those hundreds of millions in an economic interdependence that no man clearly understood, dissolved in panic.
Old provincial society had its share of this subtle movement: had not only its striking downfalls, its brilliant young professional dandies who ended by living up an entry with a drab and six children for their establishment, but also those less marked vicissitudes which are constantly shifting the boundaries of social intercourse, and begetting new consciousness of interdependence.
Retha Warnicke and William Tighe demonstrate the importance of kin networks at all levels of Tudor society and the interdependence of local and national politics.
The potential for increasing interdependence will be directly influenced by the development of electronic journals and the evolution of both the services and the nature of the collections which will have a considerable impact on the information industry.
The Service will regroup activities it finds inappropriate and will give the greatest weight to factors such as similarities and differences in types of business, extent of common control and common ownership, geographic location and any interdependence between the activities.
Entitled "Developing New Service Options for Working and Living Independently," one of its primary stated goals was to explore and demonstrate the interdependence of state vocational rehabilitation agencies and independent having centers and programs.
Our objective, based on organization theory, is to examine whether interdependence among physicians leads to coordination problems that in turn may explain variations observed in the use of clinical resources.
To help increase the number of care packages and letters of support that Operation Interdependence sends to our servicemen and women, IBC Bank enlisted the help of Texas-based H-E-B grocery stores in 2008 and the partnership has significantly contributed to the initiative's continuous success.
The reason for this is that mutualistic interactions can often be exploited by parasites, and high degrees of species interdependence can increase extinction risk.
The tactics that are individually applied in combat by both communities must give way to an institutionalized strategy to leverage the other's inherent strengths and promote SOFCF interdependence beyond the requirements of our current fight.