- non·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
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How to use dependency in a sentence
Humans also have slow life histories relative to many other species, with long periods of infancy and childhood dependency.What Makes Baby Yoda So Lovable? - Facts So Romantic | Morgan K. Hoke & Douglas K. Smit | November 4, 2020 | Nautilus
These transformer systems in the BERT world are becoming ubiquitous, however this quadratic dependency issue with the attention mechanism in BERT is well known.
So we’re seeing a lot of applications that their dependency on fast processing of data is becoming very important to them.The Fourth Industrial Revolution has begun: Now’s the time to join | Jason Sparapani | October 15, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
The LSA algorithm, which drives the cost-per-call market, has significant advertiser dependencies.A new era has arrived in local search: Google’s Local Trust Pack | Justin Sanger | September 18, 2020 | Search Engine Land
These were the businesses some observers said would struggle to survive without ads on Facebook such is their dependency on the social network for revenue.As online shopping intensifies, e-commerce marketers are becoming increasingly reliant on Facebook’s ads | Seb Joseph | August 25, 2020 | Digiday
It is now a so called Crown dependency, meaning it falls under the sovereignty of the British Crown, but is not part of the U.K.
So the dependency story is strange and uneven, and especially nasty when it comes to women.Here’s Why You Helpless Tramps Don’t Vote Republican | Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig | August 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
All of this, of course, is carried on in the age of extreme welfare dependency and of computer addiction.
And needless to say, smoking dope in the past month is not evidence of abuse or dependency.One War We Should Be Happy to Lose Once and For All: the Drug War | Nick Gillespie | June 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Too many Americans—including Christians—are afraid that helping the poor will create ‘dependency.’
Occasional gifts do not prove dependency, yet purely voluntary contributions may establish dependency.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
On our arriving at the next village, a dependency of Father Ambrosio's, we were invited into the house of the commandant.The Expeditions of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Volume II (of 3) | Elliott Coues
He died regretted, in the year this dependency was colonised.The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2) | John West
It was the pinnacle from which hung as a dependency all the eldest of families.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols) | Thomas De Quincey
The revolt of one great dependency brought with it a threatened revolt from another.History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8) | John Richard Green
British Dictionary definitions for dependency
a territory subject to a state on which it does not border
a dependent or subordinate person or thing
psychol overreliance by a person on another person or on a drug, etc
another word for dependence
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