dependent collocations and examples

 UK /dɪˈpendənt/

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needing someone or something to live or succeed


Adverbs frequently used with dependent
completely: completely, directly, entirely, solely, totally, utterly, whollySome 16 million are totally dependent on monthly government-distributed food rations.very or mainly: critically, crucially, heavily, highly, largely, mainly, primarily, veryI am heavily dependent on lip-reading and cannot do this while taking notes simultaneously.in a particular way: economically, emotionally, financially, psychologicallyAfter exhausting his savings he became financially dependent on his mother.partly: partially, partlyMore than two thirds are entirely or partly dependent on benefits.when two or more people or things are dependent on each other: mutuallyIndustry and academics have become mutually dependent on each other.
 
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