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de·pend·en·cy (de·pend·an·cy)

dependency (dependancy)

 
pronunciation:
dih pen dihn si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: dependancies, dependencies
definition 1: the condition of being dependent.
synonyms:
subjection, subordination
antonyms:
independence
similar words:
dependence, vassalage
definition 2: something dependent or under the authority of another, esp. a colony or territory.
similar words:
colony, mandate, possession, protectorate
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