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相信能收到款项 We shall look to you for the payment; We shall depend upon you for the payment ; We expect payment from you

dependant pension
受养人退休金;受养人抚恤金;遗属抚恤金

dependent person
受供养人士

At the same time, young people should be encouraged to communicate with their peers and develop their interpersonal skills, which may help them greatly to reduce dependence on their parents and are essential in the maintenance of healthy mental condition.
同时,应该鼓励年轻人和他们的同龄人交往,发展他们的交际能力,这将帮助他们极大地减少对父母的倚赖并且保持健康的精神状态。

degree of dependence on inport 进口依赖程度

Depend on me!
看我的!

His decision will depend on how much money we can raise.
他将根据我们能筹集到的款项的多少作出决定。

His success here depends upon effort and ability.
他能否在这里取得的成功取决于他的努力和能力。

The success of the factory depends on the workers.
工厂的成功取决于工人的工作。

Depending on how much he sells, his earnings will increase.
他收入的增加取决于他能卖出多少。

Online learning depends on many databases to monitor the process of learning.
网上学习由许多数据库监控学习的过程。

Language not only depends on its culture, but in turn structures reality for this culture.
语言不仅依赖其文化,而且反过来为这文化构建现实。

Language not only depends on its culture, but in turn structures reality for this culture.
语言不仅依赖其文化,而且还反过来为这文化构建现实。

The young man resents being dependent on his parents.
这个年轻人不喜欢依赖自己的父母。

A country’s future prosperity depends, to a degree, upon the quality of education of its people.
在某种意义上讲,一个国家未来的繁荣,取决于对其国民教育的质量。

It typically takes a day or two, depending on size.
通常要一两天,视大小而定。

You should always depend on yourself rather than someone else.你应该是依靠你自己,而不足别人。

Why don't you find a job and end this dependence upon your parents?你为何不找个职业.不再依靠你的父母呢?

The release of the carbon in these compounds for recycling depends almost entirely on the action of both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria and certain types of fungi.
这种化合物通过碳的释放来实现循环,主要依靠喜氧和厌氧细菌以及一些菌类的活动。

roponents of the so-called Golden Quadrangle,which would link areas of Bruma, Laos, Thailand and China's Yunnan province, are seeking an Asian Development Bank feasibility study of joint development and business projects that could free the region's hinterlands from their notorious dependence on the heroin trade.
连接着缅甸、老挝、泰国和中国云南省的区域构成了所谓的金三角,它的支持者们正寻求亚洲发展银行进行合作开发的可行性研究,以此来使其区域内地摆脱对臭名昭著的海洛因贸易的依靠。

Since we are social beings, the quality of our lives depends in large measure on our interpersonal relationships.
由于我们是社会动物,我们的生活质量在很大程度上取决于我们的人际关系。

Children depend on their parents for food and clothing.
小孩依赖他们的父母供给衣食。

The country depends heavily on its tourist trade.
这个国家的经济在很大程度上依靠其旅游业。

We are depending on you to finish the paper by Friday.
我们相信你在星期五之前可以完成这篇论文。

一切都看你的了。
It's up to you. *up to... “应该……做”、“随便……”、“全由……负责”。
What should we do tonight? (今天晚上我们干点儿什么?)
It's up to you. (一切都看你的了。)
It depends on you.
It's completely up to you. *稍微强调的语气。
It's all up to you. *比较强调的说法。

那得看情况。
It depends.
Don't you think you can save more money in Tokyo? (你不觉得在东京能攒更多的钱吗?)
It depends. (那得看情况。) *on a case by-case basis “基于具体情况”。
That depends.

我认为这要看个人的看法。
I think it is a matter of opinion.
I think that depends on one's opinion.

It would depend on what is on the list.
这要看列表内容。

It depends on the quantity ordered.
这要根据所订的数量而定。

We are delighted with your products and are thinking of placing an order. The size of our order will depend greatly on your price.
我们对你方的产品非常满意,正欲订购。我们定单的大小主要取决于你方的价格。

"Your future depends on your dreams." So go to sleep.
“现在的梦想决定着你的将来”,所以还是再睡一会吧。

Depend on others and you always repent.
依靠别人总要后悔。

Money is neither good nor bad, but all depends on what use is made of it.
金钱本身无好坏,要看怎样利用它。

On the choice of friends. Our good or evil name depends.
朋友的选择可影响名誉的好坏。

The secret of a good momory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. -- We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds.
记忆力好的秘密在于专心,而对于一个问题的专心取决于对这个问题的兴趣。在我们心上留下深刻印象的东西,我们是不大会忘记的。

It would depend on what is on the list.
这要看列表内容。


A I need to send some e-mails and check some things on the internet.
A 我需要发几封电子邮件,还要在网上查一些东西。
B You can do that in your hotel. You can go on the internet in the Business Centre.
B 在旅馆里你就能做。你可以到商务中心去上网。
A That’s good. Where is it?
A 那太好了。商务中心在哪里?
B Just ask at the Reception Desk. They’ll direct you to the Business Centre and tell you everything you need to know.
B 问服务台就可以。他们会领你到商务中心,并且告诉你你想了解的所有事情。
A Do you know if it’s expensive?
A 你知道在那里上网贵吗?
B No, I think it’s pretty cheap. It depends on how much time you use.
B 不,我认为非常便宜。这取决于你上网时间的长短。


A Do you know when you want to fly to Shanghai?
A 你知道你什么时候想飞往上海吗?
B Not yet, but I’ll decide when I’ve checked everything on the website.
B 还不知道,但是当我在网上查完的时候我就将做出决定。
A Well, when you have decided, then you can book your tickets.
A 哦,当你做出决定以后你就可以订票了。
B Can I book the tickets online? Is that possible?
B 我能在网上订票吗?可能吗?
A Yes, I think so. It depends on the airline, I think. You’ll need your credit card details.
A 是的,我想可以。这取决于航空公司,我想。你将需要你的信誉卡的细节。
B OK, I’ll try. Hopefully, I can do everything online.
B 好的,我试一试。但愿一切我都能在网上完成。


A I just want to use the internet for about half an hour.
A 我只需上网大约半个小时。
B The same for me. I need to check my e-mails and send some.
B 我也是。我需要看一下我的电子邮件以及发送几封电子邮件。
A How much does it cost to use the internet?
A 上网需要多少钱?
B It should be quite cheap. It usually depends on the time – how long you are online.
B 应该很便宜。通常依时间而定——你上网的时间。
A Well, let’s ask how much it costs. Half an hour is enough for me.
A 哦,咱们问问需要多少钱。半小时对我足够了。
B Yes, 30 minutes is fine for me too.
B 是的,30分钟对我也够了。


A Are you going to the big concert next weekend?
A 你下周末要去看那场大型音乐会吗?
B I’d love to! Where is it?
B 我想去!在哪里举行?
A It’s in the Worker’s Stadium. The tickets are on sale now. You should make your mind up quickly before they are sold out.
A 在工人体育馆。现在正在售票。你应该快点决定下来,不然票就卖光了。
B I know. Are they expensive? I can’t afford too much.
B 我知道。票贵吗?我买不起太贵的。
A Yes, some are very expensive. But they also have cheaper tickets. It depends on where you sit.
A 是的,有些票很贵。但是也有一些便宜的票。这取决于你坐在哪里。
B You’re right – I must decide today.
B 你说得对——我今天必须做出决定。


A See you tomorrow then. What time is your flight?
A 那么明天见。你的航班什么时候起飞?
B It’s at midday, at 12.
B 是中午12点。
A You need to be at the airport before 10.
A 你得在10点前到达机场。
B How long does it take by taxi?
B 乘出租车去需要多长时间?
A About an hour – but it depends on the traffic. I’ll pick you up at the hotel about 8.30.
A 大约一个小时——但是要依交通情况而定。我 大约8点半到旅馆接你。
B Thanks. I’ll be ready. I’ll wait down in the lobby.
B 谢谢。我会做好准备的。我将在旅馆大堂等你。


A Are you going to the concert next weekend?
A 你下周末要去听音乐会吗?
B Why? Are you going? Where is it?
B 怎么?你要去吗?去哪里听音乐会?
A It’s in the Worker’s Stadium. The tickets are on sale now.
A 在工人体育场。现在正在售票。
B Are they expensive? I can’t afford too much.
B 票很贵吗?我可买不起太贵的。
A Yes, some are very expensive. But they also have cheaper tickets. It depends where you sit.
A 是的,有些票相当贵。但是也有便宜些的票。这要看你坐的位置。
B Let’s get tickets then – before they are all sold out.
B 那咱们去买票吧——在票卖完之前。

A Let’s meet this evening around 6.
A 咱们今晚6点左右见。
B OK. I might be a little late, depending on the traffic.
B 好。我可能会晚到一会,这要看交通情况。
A No problem. Call me if you are late. Have you got my number?
A 没关系。如果你迟到的话,给我打电话。你有我的电话号码吗?
B No. Can you give me it?
B 没有。你能给我你的电话号码吗?
A It’s one – three – one – double eight – two – double one – zero – nine.
A 我的号码是1-3-1-8-8-2-1-1-0-9。
B 1318821109. I’ve got it. Thanks.
B 1318821109. 我记住了。谢谢。

How long does it take by taxi?
乘出租车去需要多长时间?
About an hour – but it depends on the traffic. I’ll pick you up at the hotel about 8:30.
大约一个小时——但是要依交通情况而定。我 大约8点半到旅馆接你。
Thanks. I’ll be ready. I’ll wait down in the lobby.
谢谢。我会做好准备的。我将在旅馆大堂等你。

A I want to check the flights to Shanghai. I’m going there next weekend.
A 我希望查询一下去上海的航班。我下礼拜会去那里。
B Well, you can check the times on the website.
B 嗯,你可以在网上找到航班飞行时间。
B Can I book the tickets online?
B 我可以在网上预定机票吗?
A Yes, I think so. It depends on the airline, I think. You’ll need your credit card details.
A 嗯,我想是的。可能得看是那家航空公司。你会需要用到你的信用卡卡号和其他信息。

Assuredly, the most gifted man errs who, in dealing with humanity, depends upon his own insight
and intelligence and discards the moral law of society, created by respect for the individual,
and those principles of liberty, equality and fraternity, the basis of our civilization, and the
essence of Christianity.
Ferdinand foch, Frcnch marshal
的确,在处理人的问题时,如果只依赖个人的见识与才智,抛弃为尊重个人而制定的社会道德法律,抛弃作为
我们文明基础和基督教要素的自由、平等、博爱的原则,那么,即使是最有天才的人,也肯定会犯错误。
法国元帅福煦F.

Success often depends upon knowing how long it will take to succeed.
Charles Montesquier, French thinker
成功常常取决于知道需要多久才能成功。
法国思想家孟德斯鸠.C.

Apply yourself to true riches; it is shameful to depend upon silver and gold for a happy life.
Lrcius Annaeus Seneca, Ancient Roman Philosopher
要争取真正的财富,靠金银谋取幸福是不光彩的。
古罗马哲学家西尼加.L.A.

The reasonble man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself, Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
George Bre4nard Shaw, British dramatist
讲理的人使自己适应世界,不讲理的人坚持要世界适应自己,所以一切进步得靠不讲理的人。
英国剧作家肖伯纳.G.

If your morals make you dreary. depend upon it, they are wrong.
Robert Louis Stevenson, British novelist
如果你的品行使你郁郁寡欢,那么,这些品行无疑是错误的。
英国小说家斯蒂文森.R.L.

Yes, we take note of your comment. Prices depend also on volume. How much quantity do you forecast to sell in the first year﹖
好的,我们会注意这一点。价格也会因数量而有所不同,贵公司预计在第一年销售多少数量呢?

@@@ 相信, 信任
a grain of truth 一点儿可信的东西; 一丝真理
be certain of 确信, 肯定
be credited to/with 相信...具有...; 把...归于...
believe in 1.信任, 信赖
2.信仰
believe it or not 信不信由你
depend on 依靠, 依赖; 信任
give sb. credit (for sth.) (因某事而)称赞某人; 相信某人(有某种优点)
I bet. 我确信, 我想一定会.
keep faith 守信, 忠于信仰
keep one's word 守信用, 遵守诺言
reliance on sb./sth. 对...的依赖/依靠; 对...的信赖, 信任
rely on/upon 依赖, 依靠; 信赖
stick to 黏着; 忠于, 信守
sure of oneself 有自信心
too good to be true 太好以致于不现实, 令人难以置信
trust in 相信, 信任

@@@ 依赖, 依靠
attach to 1.依附在...上; 系在...上
2.依恋; 喜爱
3.认为...有重要性
cash in on 靠...赚钱, 乘机利用
count on 依靠, 指望
depend on 依靠, 依赖; 信任
fall back on 依赖, 依靠; 求助于
reliance on sb./sth. 对...的依赖/依靠; 对...的信赖, 信任
rely on/upon 依赖, 依靠; 信赖
rest on 依赖, 依据
subsist on/upon 依靠...生活; 以...维持生命
thrive on 靠...健壮成长; 因...蓬勃发展

on : 连上,固定住,(in or into a state of being connected)
act on 对…起作用
catch on 抓牢
come on 跟随
count on 依赖
draw on 带上,穿上
fasten on 纠缠,抓牢
fit on 固定
get on 接近
paste on 粘住
turn on 打开
switch on 打开
pin on 钉住
put on 穿上
try on 试穿
pull on 穿上
hang on 不挂断
build on 建立于
leave on 留住
take on 穿下
rely on 依靠
depend on 依靠

It really depends on who is in charge.
那纯粹要看谁负责了。

depend on 取决于,视…而定;依靠,依赖;信赖,相信

be dependent on/upon 取决于,依赖

Generally speaking, commission depends on the quantity of goods ordered.
一般来说,佣金多少由订货量决定。


A: Ping, are there any good places to buy Chinese paintings?
A: 平,哪里是买中国画的好地方?
B: Do you mean traditional paintings?
B: 你是说传统绘画吗?
A: Yes. Landscapes and traditional art.
A: 是的,风景和传统艺术品。
B: There’re quite a few shops and galleries near your hotel.
B: 在你住的饭店附近有几家商店和艺术馆。
A: Are they cheap or expensive?
A: 那里的东西贵还是便宜?
B: Well, it depends on what you buy! You can also go to Panjiayuan Market. There’re lots of paintings and art there.
B: 哦,那要取决于你买什么。你也可以去潘家园市场。那里有很多画和艺术品。
A: Ok. Let’s go there. That sounds interesting.
A: 好,咱们就去那里。听起来很吸引人。

据 [jù] /according to/to act in accordance with/to depend on/to seize/to occupy/

靠 [kào] /depend upon/lean on/near/by/against/to support/

凭 [píng] /lean against/proof/to rely on/to depend on/to be based on/

取决 [qǔ jué] /depend upon/hinge upon/

属地 [shǔ dì] /dependency/possession/annexed territory/

依 [yī] /according to/depend on/near to/

依靠 [yī kào] /rely on (for support, etc)/depend on/

依赖 [yī lài] /to depend on/to be dependent on/

在于 [zài yú] /lie in/consist in/depend on/

Leaders of the animal rights movement target biomedical research because it depends on public funding, and few people understand the process of health care research.
动物权利运动的领导者将矛头指向生物医学研究,原因在于它依赖公共资金的资助,并且很少有人懂得医学研究的过程。

Depending on whom you are addressing, the problems will be different.
根据与你谈话的不同对象,问题也有所不同。

Rich economies are also less dependent on oil than they were, and so less sensitive to swings in the oil price.
发达国家对石油的依赖性也不如从前,因此对油价的波动也就不会那么敏感。

Fifty years ago, the chance of a baby (particularly a boy baby) surviving depended on its weight.
50年前,婴儿(尤其是男婴)存活的机会取决于体重,
A kilogram too light or too heavy meant almost certain death.
过轻或过重几乎意味着必死无疑。
Today it makes almost no difference.
今日体重几乎不起什么作用,
Since much of the variation is due to genes one more agent of evolution has gone.
因为大部分差异是由基因引起的,又一个进化的因素消失了。

Science, in practice, depends far less on the experiments it prepares than on the preparedness of the minds of the men who watch the experiments.
在实践中,科学的进步依赖于做实验,但更依赖于实验的观察者(即做实验的人)的心理是否有足够的准备。

First of all, most substances taken in excess will produce negative effects such as poisoning or intense perceptual distortions.
首先,大多数物质的过量使用都会产生负面影响,如中毒或严重的感知错乱。
Repeated use of a substance can also lead to physical addiction or substance dependence.
反复使用一种物质可以导致成瘾或对该物质的依赖。

The ability to solve any problem or even to recognize that a problem exists depends on memory.
解决任何问题,甚至是识别问题存在的能力都取决于记忆。

{adj: addicted} compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming
"she is addicted to chocolate"
"addicted to cocaine"
<-> unaddicted

{adj: aerobic, aerophilic, aerophilous} depending on free oxygen or air
"aerobic fermentation"
<-> anaerobic

{adj: aleatory} dependent on chance
"the aleatory element in life"

{adj: altricial} (of hatchlings) naked and blind and dependent on parents for food
<-> precocial

{adj: anaclitic} of or related to relationships that are characterized by the strong dependence of one person on another

{adj: ascertained, discovered, observed} discovered or determined by scientific observation
"variation in the ascertained flux depends on a number of factors"
"the discovered behavior norms"
"discovered differences in achievement"
"no explanation for the observed phenomena"

{adj: chaotic} of or relating to a sensitive dependence on initial conditions

{adj: clean} free of drugs
"after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years"

{adj: clinical} relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients
"clinical observation"
"clinical case study"

{adj: collected, equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed} in full control of your faculties
"the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"
"perfectly poised and sure of himself"
"more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"
"strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"

{adj: conditional} imposing or depending on or containing a condition
"conditional acceptance of the terms"
"lent conditional support"
"the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid"
<-> unconditional

{adj: contingent, contingent on, dependent on, dependant on, depending on} determined by conditions or circumstances not yet established
"arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"

{adj: deictic} relating to or characteristic of a word whose reference depends on the circumstances of its use
"deictic pronouns"

{adj: dependable, honest, reliable, true} worthy of being depended on
"a dependable worker"
"an honest working stiff"
"a reliable source of information"
"he was true to his word"
"I would be true for there are those who trust me"

{adj: dependent, dependant, qualified} contingent on something else

{adj: enormous, tremendous} extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree
"an enormous boulder"
"enormous expenses"
"tremendous sweeping plains"
"a tremendous fact in human experience; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman
"a plane took off with a tremendous noise"

{adj: false, untrue} (used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful
"a false friend"
"when lovers prove untrue"

{adj: haphazard, hit-or-miss} dependent upon or characterized by chance
"a haphazard plan of action"
"his judgment is rather hit-or-miss"

{adj: illative, inferential} resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference
"an illative conclusion"
"inferential reasoning"

{adj: independent} not dependent on or conditioned by or relative to anything else

{adj: judgmental} depending on judgment
"a judgmental error"
"I think that she is too judgmental to be a good therapist"
<-> nonjudgmental

{adj: little} small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)
"a nice little job"
"bless your little heart"
"my dear little mother"
"a sweet little deal"
"I'm tired of your petty little schemes"
"filthy little tricks"
"what a nasty little situation"

{adj: matter-of-course} expected or depended upon as a natural or logical outcome

{adj: mediate} acting through or dependent on an intervening agency
"the disease spread by mediate as well as direct contact"
<-> immediate

{adj: multifactorial} involving or depending on several factors or causes (especially pertaining to a condition or disease resulting from the interaction of many genes)

{adj: nonlinguistic} not consisting of or related to language
"depended on his nonlinguistic skills"
<-> linguistic

{adj: oral} a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression
<-> anal

{adj: random} lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance
"a random choice"
"bombs fell at random"
"random movements"
<-> nonrandom

{adj: reliable, dependable} worthy of reliance or trust
"a reliable source of information"
"a dependable worker"
<-> undependable, unreliable

{adj: reliant} relying on another for support
"dependent on Middle Eastern oil"

{adj: seasonal} occurring at or dependent on a particular season
"seasonal labor"
"a seasonal rise in unemployment"
<-> year-round

{adj: secondary} depending on or incidental to what is original or primary
"a secondary infection"

{adj: stable} firm and dependable; subject to little fluctuation
"the economy is stable"

{adj: stalwart, stout} dependable
"the stalwart citizens at Lexington"
"a stalwart supporter of the UN"
"stout hearts"

{adj: steadfast, staunch, unswerving} firm and dependable especially in loyalty
"a steadfast ally"
"a staunch defender of free speech"
"unswerving devotion"
"unswerving allegiance"

{adj: sure} physically secure or dependable
"a sure footing"
"was on sure ground"

{adj: technical} resulting from or dependent on market factors rather than fundamental economic considerations
"analysts content that the stock market is due for a technical rally"
"the fall is only a technical correction"

{adj: uncertain} not consistent or dependable
"an uncertain recollection of events"
"a gun with a rather uncertain trigger"

{adj: virtual} existing in essence or effect though not in actual fact
"a virtual dependence on charity"
"a virtual revolution"
"virtual reality"

{adj: weaned} freed of dependence on something especially (for mammals) mother's milk
"the just-weaned calf bawled for its mother"
<-> unweaned


{adv: away} indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily
"he worked away at the project for more than a year"
"the child kept hammering away as if his life depended on it"


{adv: contextually} in a manner dependent on context

{adv: departmentally} dependent on a department


{adv: faithfully, dependably, reliably} in a faithful manner
"it always came on, faithfully, like the radio"
<-> undependably, unfaithfully, unreliably

{adv: seasonally} depending on the season
"prices are seasonally adjusted"

{n: British Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations} an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and its dependencies and many former British colonies that are now sovereign states but owe allegiance to the British Crown

{n: Broca, Pierre-Paul Broca} French anthropologist who studied the craniums and brains of different races of people; remembered for his discovery that articulate speech depends on an area of the brain now known as Broca's area (1824-1880)

{n: Markov process, Markoff process} a simple stochastic process in which the distribution of future states depends only on the present state and not on how it arrived in the present state

{n: Quine, W. V. Quine, Willard Van Orman Quine} United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)

{n: absolute} something that is conceived to be absolute; something that does not depends on anything else and is beyond human control
"no mortal being can influence the absolute"

{n: abstractionism, abstract art} an abstract genre of art; artistic content depends on internal form rather than pictorial representation

{n: addiction, dependence, dependance, dependency, habituation} being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

{n: addict} someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms

{n: aleatory contract} a contract whose performance by one party depends on the occurrence of an uncertain contingent event (but if it is contingent on the outcome of a wager it is not enforceable)

{n: anaclisis} (psychoanalysis) relationship marked by strong dependence on others; especially a libidinal attachment to e.g. a parental figure

{n: animation, life, living, aliveness} the condition of living or the state of being alive
"while there's life there's hope"
"life depends on many chemical and physical processes"

{n: argument} a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable

{n: assay, check} an appraisal of the state of affairs
"they made an assay of the contents"
"a check on its dependability under stress"

{n: association} (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding

{n: association} a relation resulting from interaction or dependence
"flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear"
"the host is not always injured by association with a parasite"

{n: balance} a scale for weighing; depends on pull of gravity

{n: banana republic} a small country (especially in Central America) that is politically unstable and whose economy is dominated by foreign companies and depends on one export (such as bananas)

{n: biosafety level} the level of safety from exposure to infectious agents; depends on work practices and safety equipment and facilities

{n: black-body radiation, blackbody radiation} the electromagnetic radiation that would be radiated from an ideal black body; the distribution of energy in the radiated spectrum of a black body depends only on temperature and is determined by Planck's radiation law

{n: blood-oxygenation level dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging, BOLD FMRI} functional magnetic resonance imaging that relies on intrinsic changes in hemoglobin oxygenation

{n: caregiver} a person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult

{n: chain, concatenation} a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
"the chain of command"
"a complicated concatenation of circumstances"

{n: character, reference, character reference} a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
"requests for character references are all to often answered evasively"

{n: checkup, medical checkup, medical examination, medical exam, medical, health check} a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person

{n: cold turkey} complete and abrupt withdrawal of all addictive drugs or anything else on which you have become dependent
"he quit smoking cold turkey"
"she quit her job cold turkey"

{n: complementarity} the interrelation of reciprocity whereby one thing supplements or depends on the other
"the complementarity of the sexes"

{n: conditional contract} a contract whose performance depends on a fact or event that affects legal relations

{n: conditioning} a learning process in which an organism's behavior becomes dependent on the occurrence of a stimulus in its environment

{n: configuration, constellation} an arrangement of parts or elements
"the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time"

{n: deixis} the function of pointing or specifying from the perspective of a participant in an act of speech or writing; aspects of a communication whose interpretation depends on knowledge of the context in which the communication occurs

{n: dependant, dependent} a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)

{n: dependent variable} (statistics) a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value depends in the independent variable; if f(x)=y, y is the dependent variable

{n: drug of abuse, street drug} a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction

{n: emotional state, spirit} the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)
"his emotional state depended on her opinion"


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