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Main Entry: 1de·pend·ent
Pronunciation: di-primarystresspen-dschwant
Function: adjective
1 : hanging down
2 a : determined by something else b : relying on another for support <dependent children> c : affected with a drug addiction d : being under another's authority <a dependent territory>
3 : 1SUBORDINATE 3a <a dependent clause>
- de·pend·ent·ly adverb

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