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dependability

[ dih-pen-duh-bil-i-tee ]
/ dɪˌpɛn dəˈbɪl ɪ ti /
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noun
the quality of being able to be relied on; trustworthiness or constancy:How grateful he was for his partner’s calmness and steadfast dependability, carefully managing their affairs year after year.
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Rarely de·pend·a·ble·ness [dih-pen-duh-buhl-nis] /dɪˈpɛn də bəl nɪs/ .

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OTHER WORDS FROM dependability

in·ter·de·pend·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·de·pend·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·de·pend·a·bil·i·ty, noun
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