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dependent is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of dependent in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and we are dependent on an ecosystem on …”

meanings of dependent


  1. Relying upon; depending upon.
  2. Hanging down.
  3. Affecting the lower part of the body, such as the legs while standing up, or the back while supine.
  4. Having a probability that is affected by the outcome of a separate event.
  5. Used in questions, negative sentences and after certain particles and prepositions.


  1. The aorist subjunctive or subjunctive perfective: a form of a verb not used independently but preceded by a particle to form the negative or a tense form. Found in Greek and in the Gaelic languages.
  2. An element in phrase or clause structure that is not the head. Includes complements, modifiers and determiners.
  3. One who relies on another for support.

dependent frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word dependent occurs in english on average 11.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics dependent can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that dependent can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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