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Synonyms for dependency
dɪˈpɛn dən side·pen·den·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dependence, dependance, dependencynoun

    the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else

    Synonyms:
    dependence, dependance, habituation, colony, addiction

  2. addiction, dependence, dependance, dependency, habituationnoun

    being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

    Synonyms:
    dependence, dependance, habituation, colony, addiction

  3. colony, dependencynoun

    a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country

    Synonyms:
    dependence, dependance, habituation, colony, settlement, addiction

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dependencynoun

    Synonyms:
    adjunct, appurtenance

  2. dependencynoun

    Synonyms:
    colony

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  1. Humphrey Knight:

    However, if this did result in a slowdown in Qinghai Salt Lake's potash production then this would hand the advantage to overseas producers as it could increase China's dependency on potash imports.

  2. Joseph Daher:

    They’re all doing it...But Hezbollah’s scope is much bigger and more powerful, with more resources to deal with the crisis, this is more about limiting the catastrophe for its popular base. It means the dependency on Hezbollah particularly will increase.

  3. Rodrigo Catril:

    The Fed’s acknowledgment of a slowdown in the pace of the recovery and dependency on vaccine roll out are not new news, but it does provide equity investors a bit of a reality check, pushing out the timing for recovery.

  4. Marc Short:

    More or less, what Joe Biden and the Democrats are looking to do is create a welfare state in which you have dependency from cradle to grave.

  5. Jeff Sessions:

    I reject the idea that America will be a better place if marijuana is sold in every corner store. And I am astonished to hear people suggest that we can solve our heroin crisis by legalizing marijuana – so people can trade one life-wrecking dependency for another that’s only slightly less awful.


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