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Pronunciation of dependent /dəˈpɛndənt/ (say duh'penduhnt)

adjective 1.  depending on something else for aid, support, etc.

2.  conditioned; contingent.

3.  subordinate; subject.

4.  (of a quantity or variable) depending upon another for value.

5.  (of linguistic forms) not used in isolation; used only in connection with other forms.

6.  hanging down; pendent.

noun 7. Chiefly USdependant.