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dependable

adjective uk   /dɪˈpen.də.bl̩/ us  
If someone or something is dependable, you can have confidence in him, her, or it: I need someone dependable to take care of the children while I'm at work. a dependable car
dependability
noun [U] uk   /dɪˌpen.dəˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
The car offers value for money, comfort ,and dependability.
dependably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
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