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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.

interdependent

(ˌɪntədɪˈpɛndənt)
adj
relating to two or more people or things dependent on each other

in•ter•de•pend•ent

(ˌɪn tər dɪˈpɛn dənt)

adj.
mutually dependent; depending on each other.
[1810–20]
in`ter•de•pend′ence, in`ter•de•pend′en•cy, n.
in`ter•de•pend′ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.interdependent - mutually dependent
dependent - relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"
Translations

interdependent

[ˌɪntədɪˈpendənt] ADJinterdependiente

interdependent

[ˌɪntərdɪˈpɛndənt] adjinterdépendant(e)

interdependent

interdependent

[ˌɪntədɪˈpɛndənt] adjinterdipendente
References in classic literature ?
And as the telephone is essentially the instrument of co-working and interdependent people, it found itself suddenly welcomed as the most popular and indispensable of all the agencies that put men in touch with each other.
I add this condition because, if that to which they are related is stated as haphazard and not accurately, the two are not found to be interdependent.
When the terminology is thus correct, it is evident that all correlatives are interdependent.
Tiger writing; art, culture, and the interdependent self.
He just needed to explain what every global business leader learned long before governments did - that, since the end of the Cold War, the world has become not just more interconnected but more interdependent and this new structural reality requires a new kind of American leadership.
But when colleges highlighted such interdependent norms as being part of a community and connecting to others, the performance gap between first-generation students and other students closed, researchers found.
But with the advent of divorce; single parenthood; people living together instead of getting married; second marriages; "starter" marriages; adult interdependent partnerships and all the other changes in society in the last fifty years at least, this long-known truism is no longer true.
The study found that when making decisions based on multiple, interdependent factors, people choose based on how these factors correlate with each other, and not based on an ad hoc rule of thumb or through trial and error as was previously thought.
However, the roles of interdependent SC and masculinity/femininity were different for Japanese and American participants.
In athletic settings, an individual sports is considered as an independent task which does not require interaction with others, and a team sports is considered as an interdependent task which requires high interactions with others in the team.
Accordingly, these two views of the individual in society determine the degree to which people feel independent, on one hand, or interdependent, on the other.
Markus and Kitayama (1991) suggest two types of self-construals, interdependent and independent, and argue for the systematic influence of these differing self-concepts on cognition, emotion, and motivation.