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Synonyms for dependency

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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Unlike previous research, this study examined smartphone dependency as a neutral concept, which refers to a relationship reflecting users' reliance on their smartphones to attain goals.
2008; Leung, 2007), relatively little research regarding smartphone dependency has been conducted.
Given a relation R, a set of attributes X in R is said to functionally determine another set of attributes Y, also in R, written X [right arrow] Y, if and only if each X value is associated with precisely one Y value; R is then said to satisfy the functional dependency X [right arrow] Y.
49% accuracy) and than a simple dependency overlap method (p<0.
The McAuliffes conclude that chemical dependency is a disease.
The mathematical model of the temperature dependency describes the increase in load when outdoor temperature changes.
Rathus and O'Leary (1997) have defined interpersonal dependency in three areas: anxious attachment, exclusive dependency, and emotional dependency.
Thus, 12-Step chemical dependency treatment has used individual and group interactions so that it is more likely that the individual receiving treatment might experience a spiritual awakening.
If one of these elements has a dependency relationship associated to it, all the elements of this dependency (depender, dependee and dependum) must be analyzed.
In this paper, I utilize a critical feminist approach to examine the development of Canadian welfare-to-work policies within the influential, if often unseen, ideological umbrella of neo-liberalism, deconstructing the concepts of gender equality, dependency and self-sufficiency as they are understood in current welfare-to-work initiatives.
Dependency is a historically constructed notion and working out a critique of the existing range of welfare policies requires a deconstruction of the whole notion of dependency itself.
Thus, the taxpayer failed to demonstrate the contribution and dependency that must exist between commonly controlled subsidiaries to constitute a unitary business group.
Generally under section 152(a), a parent who provides more than half of the support for a child during a tax year can claim a dependency exemption on his or her tax return ($3,100 for 2004).
TORONTO -- A worldwide labour force shortage combined with an aging population will likely cause a pension systems crunch while undermining economic growth in many countries by 2030, including Canada, whose old age dependency, due to aging baby boomers, will jump by 93 per cent over the 2000 rates.
Juvenile delinquency, dependency and traffic court operations will be consolidated in one place and have more room for growing caseloads.