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(dependent on/upon) Contingent on or determined by
“Such a realization of search is very dependent on the query word or phrase, as entered by the user.”
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(dependent on) Unable to do without
“He has become dependent on supplements due to his deficient diet.”
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(dependent on) Requiring someone or something for financial or other support
“As a poor college student, I am still dependent on my parents financially.”
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Weak and unable to support oneself
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“Somebody's got to take care of my dependent old man. So I quit school, and that's what I did.”
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Suspended in an elevated position
“These conditions may have triggered the severe drought in the 1920s, the time when mesic dependent willows may have begun to decline in numbers.”
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Subject to another's jurisdiction
“So long as Southern Rhodesia remains a dependent territory, she will, in consequence, remain a member of the Commonwealth.”
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Depending on other factors
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Relating to the situation or location in which the information was found
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Controlled
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Scrounging or bloodsucking
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Reliant on one another
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Subject to one or more conditions or requirements being met
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Considered in relation or in proportion to something else
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(of a feeling or action) Experienced or done by each of two or more parties towards the other or others
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Of or pertaining to a minor league
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Of descriptions or distinctions based on some quality rather than on some quantity
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Pioneering, relating to a nonindependent or new territory
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Relevant or important with regard to (a subject or matter)
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Resulting from or acting from a compulsion
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Not adequate; helpless
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Awaiting decision or settlement
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Following as a result or effect
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Showing no attempt at originality
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One who relies on another for support
“With two children and an ailing mother, she had three dependents in all.”
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A poor or underprivileged person
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An accessory
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One who keeps land of a superior, and who vows fidelity and homage to him, normally a lord of a manor
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A person who receives a pension, especially the retirement pension
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One ranked below, and typically employed to assist, a senior person
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A person who employed to perform (typically domestic) duties for others
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A boy or man in relation to either or both of his parents
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A child under the care of an appointed guardian
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A member of a state other than its ruler, especially one owing allegiance to a monarch or other supreme ruler
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