noun, plural de·pend·en·cies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dependencynon·de·pend·an·cy, noun, plural non·de·pend·an·cies.non·de·pend·en·cy, noun, plural non·de·pend·en·cies.self-de·pend·en·cy, noun
Example sentences from the Web for dependency
The dependancy means any wrong move can have devastating consequences.
The place is full of Swedish troops, and several officers are quartered in the house of which my hen-coop is a dependancy.
I had rather die than return to a dependancy upon relations I have disobliged.A Letter Book|George Saintsbury