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English definition of “depend on/upon someone/something”

depend on/upon someone/something

(NEED SUPPORT) phrasal verb with depend    /dɪˈpend/ verb [I]
to need the support of someone or something: Children depend on their parents . The country depends heavily upon foreign aid .
(Definition of depend on/upon someone/something (NEED SUPPORT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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