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de·pen·den·cy

also de·pen·dan·cy (dĭ-pĕn′dən-sē)
n. pl. de·pen·den·cies also de·pen·dan·cies
1. Dependence.
2. Something dependent or subordinate.
3. A minor territory under the jurisdiction of a government.

dependency

(dɪˈpɛndənsɪ) or

dependancy

n, pl -cies
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a territory subject to a state on which it does not border
2. (Sociology) a dependent or subordinate person or thing
3. (Psychology) psychol overreliance by a person on another person or on a drug, etc
4. another word for dependence

de•pend•en•cy

(dɪˈpɛn dən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state of being dependent; dependence.
2. something dependent or subordinate; appurtenance.
3. a subject territory that is not an integral part of the ruling country.
4. outbuilding; annex.
Sometimes, de•pend′an•cy.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dependency - the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something elsedependency - the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
helplessness - the state of needing help from something
reliance - the state of relying on something
subordination - the state of being subordinate to something
contingency - the state of being contingent on something
2.dependency - being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)dependency - being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
narcotic - a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
drug addiction, white plague - an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
3.dependency - a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country
Crown Colony - a British colony controlled by the British Crown, represented by a governor

dependency

noun
1. province, colony, outpost, dominion, protectorate a tiny European dependency
2. overreliance, need for, attachment, reliance, leaning on, clinging on I am concerned by his dependency on his mother.
3. addiction, dependence, craving, need, habit, obsession, enslavement, overreliance He began to show signs of alcohol and drug dependency.

dependency

also dependancy
noun
An area subject to rule by an outside power:
Translations
alusmaariippuvuus
afhankelijkheidafhankelijkskolonieschutgebied

dependency

[dɪˈpendənsɪ] N
1. (Pol) (= territory) → posesión f, dominio m
2. (= dependence) → dependencia f
dependency culturecultura f de dependencia

dependency

[dɪˈpɛndənsi] n
(= country controlled by another) → colonie f
(= reliance) → dépendance f
dependency on sb → dépendance à l'égard de qn
dependency on sth → dépendance à l'égard de qch
(= addiction) (mainly US)dépendance f
drug dependency → dépendance à la drogue f

dependency

n
(= country)Schutzgebiet nt, → Kolonie f

dependency

[dɪˈpɛndənsɪ] n (country) → possedimento

dependency

n dependencia; chemical — drogodependencia, dependencia a sustancias
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