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dependableadjective

uk   /dɪˈpen.də.bəl/  us   /dɪˈpen.də.bəl/
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.ə.ti/  us   /dɪˌpen.dəˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
The ​caroffersvalue for ​money, ​comfort ,and dependability.
dependably
adverb uk   /dɪˈpen.də.bli/  us   /dɪˈpen.də.bli/
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dependableadjective

 us   /dɪˈpen·də·bəl/
deserving of ​trust or ​confidence: I need a dependable baby-sitter.
(Definition of dependable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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