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de·pend·a·ble

 (dĭ-pĕn′də-bəl)
adj.
Trustworthy. See Synonyms at reliable.

de·pend′a·bil′i·ty, de·pend′a·ble·ness n.
de·pend′a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dependability - the quality of being dependable or reliable
responsibleness, responsibility - a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct; "he holds a position of great responsibility"
solidity, solidness - the quality of being solid and reliable financially or factually or morally; "the solidity of the evidence worked in his favor"; "the solidness of her faith gave her enduring hope"
infallibility - the quality of never making an error
duplicability, reproducibility - the quality of being reproducible
undependability, undependableness, unreliability, unreliableness - the trait of not being dependable or reliable
Translations

dependability

[dɪˌpendəˈbɪlɪtɪ] N [of person] → seriedad f, formalidad f; [of machine] → fiabilidad f

dependability

dependability

[dɪˌpɛndəˈbɪlɪtɪ] naffidabilità
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