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  • noun Plural form of dependent.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Adding hundreds of thousands more dependents is not welcome. southpaw Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Haiti

  • Turning a significant strata of a once proud and independent people into Welfare dependents is perhaps one of the darkest arts of all.

    “End of Welfare”.

  • Leonardo's challenges as a genius with a great vision and also a human being who needs to pay his bills and feed his dependents is explored throughout the novel.

    Leonardo's Swans by Karen Essex: Questions

  • But, increasingly, to the point where we wound up with slightly more than half of people on welfare were long-term dependents who felt literally unable to come back into the mainstream of American life.

    President Remarks On Welfare To Work Partnership

  • I would venture, however, that many of them, possibly most of the long term dependents, got their because they knew it was available and saw previous generations of their families and their friends living this way.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • I would venture, however, that many of them, possibly most of the long term dependents, got their because they knew it was available and saw previous generations of their families and their friends living this way.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • New approach to long term dependents on it - eg notice of a cutoff point?

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  • Another best intervention that the government can do is to grant lowly-paid soldiers salary increases or non-monetary benefits like tax deductions/exemptions, reduction in RSBS contributions, rice subsidy, C-130 flights or ship passes for soldiers going on R & R. Improvement in the availment of medical and health services to the soldiers and their dependents is another way of helping them cope with the unaffordable costs of private insurance.

    RP senator seeks eradication of corruption in military

  • And the same with the idea of dependents, they would just be a 2-dimensional addition to the storyline.

    Us Being Human

  • Women in the previous system were classified as dependents and would not have the right to participate in employment.

    August 2006

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