dependent

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈpendənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈpɛndənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di pendənt)


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dependent

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is dependent on foreign [aide, oil, investment]
  2. is dependent on [Japan] for foreign [aide]
  3. is dependent on her for [money, a job]
  4. the [project, event] is dependent on [support, finance, cash flow, the weather]
  5. [financially, emotionally] dependent (on)
  6. [financially] dependent upon
  7. is [largely, totally, strongly, entirely, heavily] dependent on
  8. is becoming [ever, increasingly] dependent on
  9. is trying to become less dependent on
  10. are too dependent on [oil, coal, gas]
  11. a dependent [child, spouse]
  12. dependent care [expenses, facilities, assistance]
  13. dependent (and independent) variables
  14. grammar: [learn, teach, study] dependent clauses
n
  1. has [no, three] dependents (at home)
  2. are [listed, registered] as dependents
  3. are no longer [listed] as dependents
  4. can no longer be claimed as a dependent
  5. the [children, grandparents] are listed as dependents
  6. claim your [children] as dependents
  7. dependents on your [tax, social security] forms
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