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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dependency  \De*pend"en*cy\,  n.;  pl  {Dependencies}. 
  1.  State  of  being  dependent;  dependence;  state  of  being 
  subordinate;  subordination;  concatenation;  connection; 
  reliance;  trust. 
 
  Any  long  series  of  action  the  parts  of  which  have 
  very  much  dependency  each  on  the  other  --Sir  J. 
  Reynolds. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dependency 
  n  1:  lack  of  independence  or  self-sufficiency  [syn:  {dependence}, 
  {dependance}] 
  2:  being  abnormally  dependent  on  something  that  is 
  psychologically  or  physically  habit-forming  (especially 
  alcohol  or  narcotic  drugs)  [syn:  {addiction},  {dependence}] 




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