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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interdependency - 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
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Softgoal Interdependency Graphs [4] is a technique used for modelling non-functional requirements and interdependencies between them.
The interdependency modeling and analysis have commonly been ignored in project portfolio management [2].
The 2008 global economic crisis was an example of an unhealthy interdependency.
As depicted in Figure 4, these chains are composed of multiple interdependency types.
With wonderful use of language, she skillfully conveyed the major concepts of human/soil interdependency.
It also considers the interdependency and potential magnification of risk due to related factors.
What is necessary is a volleyball metaphor, a sport where role clarity coexists with role interdependency.
I thank you for making interdependency your theme this year.
A deepened interdependency can be good for everyone.
These three works map out a topological space in which various histories converge: the pre- and post-9/11 housing markets, the emigration of an Italian revolutionary to New York in 1850, the possible theft of Meucci's invention by Alexander Graham Bell, and the interdependency of the art and property markets in present-day Manhattan.
You've got the independent Navy task of replenishing its ship, the interoperability with all the Services ordering the same stuff from DLA with Service-specific systems, and then the interdependency of all the Services on DLA to get the food.