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dependantnoun [C]

UK US dependent uk   /dɪˈpendənt/ us   LAW
someone who depends on you for financial support, for example, a child or family member who cannot work: As she has no dependants, the experts agreed there was no need for Ms Dewsbury to have life cover at present. Allowances may also be higher for those with dependants.


uk   /dɪˈpendənt/ us  
needing financial support from someone: At the age of 36, he is still dependant on his parents. dependant family/relative/spouse
relying on someone or something to be able to continue to exist or make progress: The company is less dependant than some big retailers on massive stores to ensure good profitability.
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