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Dependent

Acceptance of a capital budgeting project contingent on the acceptance of another project.

Dependent

An individual for whom another individual is financially responsible. For example, if a working mother has a child, the child is her dependent. Likewise, if a man is taking care of his father in his old age, the father is a dependent. One may normally receive a tax credit for dependents. See also: Child Tax Credit.

Dependent

An individual who qualifies to be claimed as a dependent exemption on another person's income tax return.
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Well, then, if you did, depend upon it, Fernand picked it up, and either copied it or caused it to be copied; perhaps, even, he did not take the trouble of recopying it.
but my sister must know you; she must in case of need have you to depend upon.
Reginald has long wished, I know, to see the captivating Lady Susan, and we shall depend on his joining our party soon.
Doesn't it depend perhaps on what you mean by behaviour?
Goad on your bullocks, and never more pray to me for help, until you have done your best to help yourself, or depend upon it you will henceforth pray in vain.
I don't understand why you should hope so,' said Mrs Nickleby, 'I confess; but you may depend upon it I am not.
A large number of eggs is of some importance to those species, which depend on a rapidly fluctuating amount of food, for it allows them rapidly to increase in number.
If a person asked my advice, before undertaking a long voyage, my answer would depend upon his possessing a decided taste for some branch of knowledge, which could by this means be advanced.
But the safety of the people of America against dangers from FOREIGN force depends not only on their forbearing to give JUST causes of war to other nations, but also on their placing and continuing themselves in such a situation as not to INVITE hostility or insult; for it need not be observed that there are PRETENDED as well as just causes of war.
Again, Tragedy is the imitation of an action; and an action implies personal agents, who necessarily possess certain distinctive qualities both of character and thought; for it is by these that we qualify actions themselves, and these--thought and character--are the two natural causes from which actions spring, and on actions again all success or failure depends.
It is agreed, then, that when the sequence of two things cannot be reversed, then that one on which the other depends is called 'prior' to that other.
Let me tell you, my friends, the whole question depends On an ancient manorial right.