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dependency

(sometimes US), dependancy
1. Politics a territory subject to a state on which it does not border
2. Psychol overreliance by a person on another person or on a drug, etc.

dependency

[di′pen·dən·sē]
(computer science)
The necessity for a computer to complete work on some job before execution of another can begin.

dependency

A subsidiary building near or adjoining a principal structure.
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However, the Singapore index does provide indication of the presence of some long-term dependancy during subperiod #1.
Dependancy on combinations of cannabis and alcohol, ecstasy and ketamine and heroin and crack, usually with alchohol are all combinations which over the last four years have rocketed amongst young people.
The Californian band's fourth album was recorded after bassist Nick Oliveri quit the line-up following a bust up with Homme over chemical dependancy.
19 lowering of the local and foreign currency ratings on RCL, and thus there is now no further dependancy on RCL's credit quality.
They then moved to James Cook's high dependancy unit for six weeks before being cared for at the special care baby unit at Northallerton's Friarage Hospital.
Many renewable energy ventures are being designed in the Western Africa sub area to aid decrease high dependancy on fuel imports for energy creation.
Her key message is that we must look beyond the dependancy culture to find our own solutions.
CITA, an organisation dedicated to helping people overcome dependancy on anti-depressants and tranquillisers, have a dedicated helpline: 0151 949 0102
It is a drug used by those who suffer from drug dependancy.
Thanks to the medics that have come through the trials that premature birth brings - intensive care, a high dependancy unit and then the special care baby unit.
The Philippine government is advertising renewable power to control the nation's dependancy on energy sources.
s mission is to reverse the established behavior and dependancy on sweetened drinks among America's children, and ultimately help fight the battle against childhood obesity and to teach kids that healthy bodies can be obtained through healthy hydration.