Translation of dependency in Spanish:

dependency

dependencia, n.

Pronunciation /dɪˈpɛnd(ə)nsi//dəˈpɛndənsi/

noun

  • 1

    (dependent country)
    dependencia feminine
    dominio masculine
    • The different circumstances and traditions of the various colonies and dependencies meant that they were developing at different paces and had little in common.
    • Most of Spain's European dependencies, in Italy and the Netherlands, went to the Austrians; and the Dutch kept their barrier fortresses.
    • More broadly, there are many fewer dependencies, and more independent countries, than before.
    • The Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are British Crown dependencies but are not an integral part of the United Kingdom.
    • St. Helena is a British dependency, but also has two dependencies of its own.
    • At one time sovereign states could control foreign populated territory as colonial dependencies.
    • The Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are not part of the United Kingdom but direct crown dependencies.
    • The UK also has it's share of legitimate micro legislatures, although they are dependencies such as the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.
    • Empires generally expect neighboring states and dependencies to accept their power and accommodate to it.
    • The Chinese Government further weakened an already weak position by the ambiguous attitude which it took to its dependencies and tributaries.
    • A list of them would contain most of the colonies, lately dependencies, of Spain in South America.
  • 2

    (dependence)
    dependencia feminine
    • There is evidence of bonding between mother and calf; dependency on mother may last up to two years.
    • My idea of good teaching is to try to break the students' dependency on the teacher.
    • It fosters a sense of ownership of their services and reduced dependency on others.
    • The pollen count in the Midlands has very little dependency on the direction the winds are coming from.
    • Then there is the sinking stock market and the move from guaranteed retirement pay to dependency on the ups and downs of financial casinos.
    • On the downside, this dependency on biography and history means that sometimes the tales do not stand in their own right.
    • For some time the empire's dependency on internal resources did not matter much.
    • Recycling and waste reduction are critically important as we try to cut our dependency on landfill sites.
    • I have to say that I am not impressed by this level of dependency on parents by their grown-up children.
    • That may sound simple, but the cycle of dependency on federal aid is very deeply imbedded.
    • He said that in all of the parishes there was a high proportion of dependency on small scale farm business.
    • Plato hypothesized that dependency on writing as an external memory store would be detrimental to memory.
    • The bubble could burst if the residents of the high-risk area are being kept in a system of dependency on the ruling party.
    • We wonder why governments are so reluctant to reduce harmful emissions caused by our dependency on fossil fuels.
    • To discourage dependency on the food bank, the re-registration form is more detailed.
    • A player's dependency on meeting the right manager at the right time begins at an early age.
    • To teach them to embrace dependency on the government is to embrace learned helplessness.
    • Importing more rice may be the instant solution, but increasing dependency on imported rice is not good.
    • Ultimately, we need to accept ourselves and our experiences in life in order to avoid any dependency on drugs.
    • But does this dependency on the fans change the band/audience dynamic in an entirely positive way?