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1 dependent /dɪˈpɛndənt/ adjective
1 dependent
/dɪˈpɛndənt/
adjective
Learner's definition of DEPENDENT
[more dependent; most dependent]
: decided or controlled by something else + on or upon
: needing someone or something else for support, help, etc.
usually + on or upon
: addicted to alcohol or a drug
2 dependent noun
also British dependant /dɪˈpɛndənt/
plural dependents
2 dependent
noun
also British dependant /dɪˈpɛndənt/
plural dependents
Learner's definition of DEPENDENT
[count]
: a person (such as a child) whose food, clothing, etc., you are responsible for providing
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