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Meaning of “dependant” - Learner’s Dictionary

dependant

noun [C] UK ( US dependent)
 
 
/dɪˈpendənt/
someone, usually a child, who depends on you for financial support: The pension provides for him and all his dependants.Children and babiesFamily relations in general
Translations of “dependant”
in Korean 딸린 식구…
in Arabic تابِع, عالة…
in Portuguese dependente…
in Catalan persona a càrrec…
in Japanese 扶養家族…
in Italian dipendente, persona a carico…
in Chinese (Traditional) (孩子、家人等)需供養者…
in Russian иждивенец…
in Turkish bağımlı, yardıma muhtaç…
in Chinese (Simplified) (孩子、家人等)需供养者…
in Polish osoba będąca na czyimś utrzymaniu…
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