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.
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interdependence

(ˌɪntədɪˈpɛndəns)
n
dependence between two or more people, groups, or things: the interdependence of economies.
ˌinterdeˈpendency n
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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
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interdependence

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

[ˌɪntədɪˈpendəns] Ninterdependencia f
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interdependence

[ˌɪntərdɪˈpɛndəns] ninterdépendance f
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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.
Release date- 26082019 - Interdependence Public Relations announced today its partnership with Camber Energy (NYSE American:CEI) to launch an investor relations and public relations campaign for recently acquired Lineal Star Holdings.
Trump is not the first president to manipulate economic interdependence, nor is the United States the only country to do so.
Trade fosters trust, trust creates interdependence; and interdependence leads to peace.
These geopolitical challenges are both well-known and exceptionally complex, require a vision that is agreed by likeminded countries of the region to achieve security, stability and peace, supported by a comprehensive strategy based on interdependence. The Secretary-General said that Interdependence is the long term concept that will allow us to move from firefighting to fireproofing -- to put in place frameworks, networks and norms that align national or vested interest to a wider regional benefit, and which prioritizes cooperation over conflict.
"We-talk" is an indicator of interdependence, meaning partners affect one another's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
KSA, Coalition Support for Yemen Appreciated by Sa'dah Tribes Riyadh, Dhu-AlQa'dah 6, 1439, Jul 19, 2018, SPA -- Sa'dah tribal sheikhs have commended stances of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arab Coalition to support the legitimacy of Yemen, stressing that Sa'dah's interdependence with the kingdom is not due to the geographical borders only, but also to the fact that they are rooted in their tribal customs and traditions, pointing out that the Iranian plot in Yemen is working to destroy this interdependence.
Third, peace and stability: History has taught us that economic interdependence leads to peace and stability in countries and regions.
A key ingredient of such a social context is "positive interdependence," which occurs when individuals can attain their goals if (and only if) others in their group also reach their goals.
The biggest difference between the Cold War and the post-post-Cold War is the extent of economic interdependence between Russia and the West - and in particular between Russia and Europe.

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