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dependency

US [dɪˈpendənsi]
UK [dɪ'pendənsi]
  • n.依赖;附属国;附属地
  • Web依赖关系;依赖性;相依性
Plural Form:dependencies  
dependency
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n.
1.
[u]
~ (on/upon sb/sth)
(尤指不正常或不必要的)依靠,依赖the state of relying on sb/sth for sth, especially when this is not normal or necessary
financial dependency
财政上的依赖
Their aim is to reduce people's dependency on the welfare state.
他们旨在减少人们对福利制度的依赖。
the dependency culture(= a way of life in which people depend too much on money from the government)
依赖文化(过分依赖政府资助)
2.
[c]
附属国;附属地a country, an area, etc. that is controlled by another country

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