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Synonyms for dependency

an area subject to rule by an outside power

Synonyms for dependency

the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else

being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country

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Sam is recovering in the High Dependancy Unit of Alder Hey Children's Hospital, where he was transferred after the accident close to his Whiston home.
The effects of ethnicity of subject and accent and dependancy of confederate on aggressiveness and altruism.
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.
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.
Omran (1997) reports finding strong evidence of the existence of nonlinear dependancy in the U.
The illegal immigrants are brought across the Channel but originate from eastern European countries and are destined for a life of drug dependancy and sex slavery.
He was in a high dependancy unit for several days before being moved to a ward then discharged.
2 Government is Promoting the Development of Pre-Salt Reserve by Implementing Regulatory Reform 548 Europe is Making Strides in Shale Gas Exploration and Reducing the Dependancy on Russian Gas Reserves 558.
I would argue it does when, in this region, 70% of the population is providing 'essential services' Surely a more balanced economy, with less dependancy on the public sector, is the way forward and to achieve this, there has to be a drive towards greater efficiency and productivity, with less emphasis on sheer numbers employed and cash spent, the doctrine of his former, and now exiled, Supreme Leader.
But Sally Livingstone has done just that, casting aside her dependancy on heroin and booze with the help of a Christian charity.
According to the National Treatment Agency, more than 746 under-18s were nursed through their dependancy on the Class A drug this year, which is higher than 453 in 2005/6.
The pensioner had a successful abdominal operation before dying in the hospital's high dependancy unit.