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Definition of "dependancy" [dependancy]

  • Variant of dependency. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dependancy" in a sentence
  • "Sher raised the example of some Aboriginal communities in the Maritimes who have a high rate of depression and a dependancy on solvents, but nobody would advocate euthanasia, nor should they."
  • "Does anyone remember the rush for resources that created the dependancy of African nations on the politically and economically powerful states of the North/West?"
  • "I can name several but the goal that stands out the most – to free this country from foreign oil dependancy."