dependency

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dependency(
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pehn
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dihn
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si
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (reliance)
a. la dependencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Lack of self-confidence can create an unhealthy dependency on other people.La falta de confianza en uno mismo puede dar lugar a una dependencia poco saludable de los demás.
2. (territory)
a. la dependencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The new legislation changed the relationship between the country and its former colonies and dependencies.La nueva legislación cambió la relación del país con sus antiguas colonias y dependencias.
b. el dominio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Orkney became a dependency of Norway in the 9th century.Las Órcadas pasaron a ser dominio de Noruega en el siglo IX.
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dependency
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (territory)
a. la dependencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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dependency [dɪˈpendənsɪ]
noun
1 (Pol) (territory) posesión (f); dominio (m)
2 (dependence) dependencia (f)
dependency culture cultura (f) de dependencia
It is believed that to provide welfare at a level greater than this bare minimum discourages self-reliance and fosters a dependency culture in which all would willingly allow the state to provide they are `alien' or single parent or unemployed and, therefore, not really part of the mainstream of the `post-socialist' society. They are the sort of people who are stuck in the `dependency' culture, who really ought to pull their socks up
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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