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dependencia
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dependencia(
deh
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pehn
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dehn
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syah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (subordination)
a. dependence
El gobierno estimuló la industria local para reducir la dependencia de las importaciones.The government stimulated the local industry to reduce dependence on imports.
b. dependency
Tengo que reducir la dependencia que tengo de las opiniones de los demás.I need to lessen my dependency on other people's opinions.
c. reliance
La crisis económica aumentó la dependencia de la asistencia social.The economic crisis increased reliance on welfare.
2. (addiction)
a. dependency
Enviamos a mi hermano a un centro de rehabilitación por su dependencia de los estimulantes.We sent my brother to rehab because of his dependency on stimulants.
b. dependence
La estrella de rock se esfuerza para vencer su dependencia de las drogas.The rockstar is struggling to overcome his dependence on drugs.
3. (part of an organization)
a. branch
Trabajo en la única dependencia que tiene la empresa en el extranjero.I work at the only branch the company has overseas.
b. office
En esta dependencia no realizamos reembolsos. Tienes que dirigirte a la casa matriz.We don't issue refunds in this office. You need to go to headquarters.
c. section
Me transfirieron a otra dependencia de la empresa.I was transferred to another section of the company.
d. department
En la dependencia policial de la calle Libertad puedes obtener tus antecedentes penales.You can get your criminal record at the police department on Libertad street.
4. (space within a building)
a. room
Derribamos la pared que dividía las dos dependencias y creamos una segunda sala de estar.We pulled down the wall that divided the two rooms and created a second living room.
dependencias
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (annex)
a. outbuildings
Los sirvientes dormían en las dependencias de la casa solariega.The servants slept in the outbuildings of the manor house.
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dependencia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de una persona)
a. dependence
2. (de drogas)
a. dependency
3. (departamento)
a. section
4. (sucursal)
a. branch
dependenciasoutbuildings
en dependencias policialeson police premises
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dependencia
1 (estado) dependence;de on
dependencia psicológica psychological dependence; psychological dependency
2 (parentesco) relationship
3 (Archit) (habitación) room
dependencia policial police station
permanecer en dependencias policiales to remain in police custody
4 (Com) (sección) section; office; (sucursal) branch office; (empleados) personnel; employees
plural
; (p)
5 (Política) dependency
6 dependencias (anexo) [de edificio, castillo] outbuildings; [de aparato] accessories;
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