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dependent

US [dɪˈpendənt]
UK [dɪ'pendənt]
  • adj.取决于;依靠的;依赖的;有瘾的
  • n.受赡养者;扈从;依存[从属]物
  • Web从属的;因变量
Plural Form:dependents  
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adj.
1.
依靠的;依赖的needing sb/sth in order to survive or be successful
a woman with several dependent children
一个女人带着几个未自立的孩子
You can't be dependent on your parents all your life.
你不可能一辈子靠父母生活。
The festival is heavily dependent on sponsorship for its success.
这次节日庆祝活动成功与否,在很大程度上就看赞助了。
2.
~ on/upon sth
有瘾的addicted to sth(= unable to stop taking or using it)
to be dependent on drugs
有毒瘾
3.
~ on/upon sth
受…的影响;取决于affected or decided by sth
A child's development is dependent on many factors.
孩子的成长受多种因素影响。
The price is dependent on how many extras you choose.
价格取决于你挑选额外收费项目的多少。
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