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1dependent/dɪˈpɛndənt/adjective
1dependent
/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
2dependentnoun
also Britishdependant/dɪˈpɛndənt/
pluraldependents
2dependent
noun
also British dependant /dɪˈpɛndənt/
pluraldependents
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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