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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A geographical area politically controlled by a distant country; Lack of or self-sufficiency; Being abnormally tolerant to and relying on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming.

Usage examples (33)
  • I think as far as "dependency" is concerned, there is a lot of it about.
  • We will develop what I call a dependency syndrome on coalition forever and ever, ever.
  • You said -- quote -- "We will develop what I call dependency syndrome on coalition forever and forever and ever."
  • I think my point about dependency is still very much appropriate. for more
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