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de·pend·ent (de·pend·ant)

dependent (dependant)

 
 
pronunciation:
dih pen dihnt
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who needs the help of another person in order to live.
I have two dependents, my son and my daughter.
synonyms:
minor
similar words:
child, youth
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derivation: dependently (adv.)
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