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
How to use dependency in a sentence
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