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Definition 1: a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for dependency in the sense of this definition

(dependency is a kind of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(... is a kind of dependency ) a British colony controlled by the British Crown, represented by a governor

(... is an instance of dependency) a British colony in the Caribbean to the northwest of Jamaica; an international banking center

(... is an instance of dependency) a Dutch colony in North America along the Hudson and lower Delaware rivers although the colony centered in New Amsterdam; annexed by the English in 1664

Definition 2: the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for dependency in the sense of this definition

(dependency is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of dependency ) the state of needing help from something

(... is a kind of dependency ) the state of relying on something

(... is a kind of dependency ) the state of being subordinate to something

(... is a kind of dependency ) the state of being contingent on something

Definition 3: being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs) - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for dependency in the sense of this definition

(dependency is a kind of ...) the condition or state of the body or bodily functions

(... is a kind of dependency ) an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)

(dependency belongs to category ...) a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction

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