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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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And the problem was this is a sealed case; it's a dependancy hearing.
In these three manuscripts there are copying incidents that testify with certainty to their dependancy on the exemplar.
Dependancy on God and God's power of deliverance are assumed.
Likewise, the Statewide Guardian Ad Litem Office, which now provides assistance to about half the children in the dependancy courts, has hoped to expand on that number with a larger staff, asking for $4.
The effects of ethnicity of subject and accent and dependancy of confederate on aggressiveness and altruism.
61) This influence can be exercised by example or by persuasion: "The movement wishes to attract people away from dependancy lifestyles centred around drug habits (legal or illegal) and unhealthy and exploitative eating and general living habits common in modern cultures.
For example, overextended committee members attempt to juggle full-time employment with the demands of an ever-increasing number of reports to examine; there is political interference with the nomination of experts, the funding of administrative support for the committees' work, and the actual performance of the experts' mission; there is unfortunate dependancy by committees on shadow-reporting by NGOs, invaluable for the counterpoint it provides to the state's official report but troubling for the uncertain representativeness of many of the NGOs.
While social benefits are a universal, income-related and susidiary system of social security, which grant income support on the one hand, and social services to overcome welfare dependancy on the other hand, workfare policies (help towards work) are part of the social assistance system.
The Canadian dependancy ratios noted by Foot on the last line of Table 2.
Some people argue that food aid creates dependancy, and that can be a problem," said Ken Soerensen, a relief consultant in Addis Ababa for DanChurchAid.
16 Interaction term Density * CPG 1 24 Interaction term Market emphases * federalism 7 16 Interaction term Planning emphases * regime -14 -32 Dependancy Rate 253 33 Party System Convergence -92 -17 Median Voter positions on Left Right 22 37
In a frank account of the problems which led to Prince Charles banning her from seeing Prince William, 27-year-old Tara reveals how her three- year dependancy almost killed her.