noun, plural dependencies.
the state of being dependent; dependence.
something dependent or subordinate; appurtenance.
an outbuilding or annex.
a subject territory that is not an integral part of the ruling country.
Also, dependancy.

1585–95; dependence + -y3

nondependancy, noun, plural nondependancies.
nondependency, noun, plural nondependencies.
self-dependency, noun Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
dependency or sometimes (US) dependancy (dɪˈpɛndənsɪ)
n , pl -cies
1.  a territory subject to a state on which it does not border
2.  a dependent or subordinate person or thing
3.  psychol overreliance by a person on another person or on a drug, etc
4.  another word for dependence
dependancy or sometimes (US) dependancy

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Word Origin & History

"territories subordinate to another nation," 1684; see dependency.

1590s (adj.), 1610s (n.), from dependent (q.v.). Originally also dependancy, on the French model, but the Latinate form gradually pushed this into disuse; see -ance. Meaning "territory subordinate to another nation" is recorded from 1684.
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Example sentences
But at the same time there seem to be some obvious dependencies.
It has created many dependencies without a reasonable solution.
Nobody involved seems to have any chemical dependencies or self-destructive
The financial crisis has substantially reversed the dependencies in the global
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