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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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"Child care and dependent care costs continue to rise and have become a significant burden for families across America.
* Subsection (b)(2) prevents a person from being another taxpayer's dependent when that person files a joint return with his or her spouse.
Half of the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, and half of the countries in East Asia and the Pacific are also commodity dependent.
We hypothesized that a DCE would have a greater impact on AYA dependent coverage retention in a state with other reforms (specifically an individual mandate) than in states with a DCE only.
HAVE A 529 COLLEGE SAVINGS PLAN OR UTMA ACCOUNT OR SAVINGS BOND IN YOUR DEPENDENT'S NAME
This result points to the critical issue of dependent loops in catheterized patients without formally identifying the means of transmission.
In the private sector, many large firms have implemented verification programs or performed dependent audits in recent years.
(A marriage license only authorizes a couple to get married within a certain time period, while a marriage certificate certifies that the couple is actually married.) Additionally, a third-party auditor would likely employ industry best practices that require the spouse to provide proof of residency, ensuring that the dependent is currently married and residing under the same roof as the employee.
Officials note that Kendall's father's employer plan may have to offer Kendall access to health benefits, if it provides dependent benefits.
It also defines a dependent as "a parent or both parents, living with the taxpayer, not gainfully employed and dependent upon the latter for chief support, or where such parents are incapable of self-support because of mental or physical disability or old age."
Dependent care assistance includes employer payments or reimbursements for dependent care services necessary for the employee's gainful employment, including (1) expenses for household services incurred to provide care to qualifying persons and (2) expenses incurred to provide care to a qualifying person (Secs.
The authors also considered the joint impact of the federal reform and previously implemented state laws that expanded dependent coverage.

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