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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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In the first phase, the set of dependencies for the two sentences is extracted using a dependency parser.
Here, the rate of temperature dependency R(t) makes the relative components of temperature dependency [gamma](t) comparable for different loads.
Science has given us the tools to better understand what transpires in the brain of someone with chemical dependency.
In this case, it will be necessary to identify the entities modified in each plan and to place them as parameters in the dependency plans.
If dependency is the trap, self-sufficiency is the trapdoor, intended to free individuals from their dependent status.
The young, single mother is today the icon of dependency and yet it is not she who is dependent in any material sense, but the children she looks after.
Currently, the juvenile delinquency and dependency courts are housed in the former Lancaster sheriff's station adjacent to the courthouse at 10th Street West and Avenue J.
TEI does not believe that dependency itself need be an immutable goal of a common consolidated tax base.
249--Would provide that remarriage of the surviving, spouse after age 55 of a deceased veteran shall not result in termination of dependency and indemnity compensation otherwise payable to that surviving spouse.
Substance dependency is a response to a substance characterized by three features: tendency to use more substance, physiological and psychological changes when the substance is withdrawn, and an overwhelming desire to continue using the substance despite negative consequences.
The third edition of this well-known, evidence-based text presents new ways of thinking about and addressing problems related to chemical dependency treatment and prevention.
The Dependency Drug Court was established in 1999 to provide another tool for alcohol and drug abusing primary custodians who want to live a drug-free life.