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- n. A mutual dependence, connection or correlation
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- n. Mutual dependence.
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- n. a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
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Otherwise, what we call interdependency is really counterdependency, in which people do the opposite to assert their independence, or co-dependency, in which they literally need the other person's weakness to fulfill their need and to justify their own weakness.
Logically, the possibility of this kind of interdependency appears to depend on the existence of directed flows of activities between the places that do not extend to other places.
As a result, we seek to force trade, win economic contests by colonizing others, ever-increase our share of distant economies, and manufacture a global "interdependency" while labor's clout, democracy, ecology and balance are destroyed.
Today, no local autonomy, democratic decision, or national or cultural freedom is to interfere with capital's effectively-forced "interdependency" dictated by GATT/WTO and growthism.
Later, my formal education in Buddhist thought exposed me to concepts such as interdependency and the human potential for infinite compassion.
There was an "interdependency" between the corporate sector's response to globalisation and its response to HIV/Aids, she said.
IEF Secretary General Noe van Hulst and Mexican President Felipe Calderon also joined Kessel in highlighting the growing "interdependency" between the two sides.
As we broke the bonds of relationship and interdependency with one another and disrupted our ecological matrix, our link to the divine mysteries became all but lost.
At an event to mark the start of the giant Nord Stream pipeline, German Chancellor Angela Merkel , French Prime Minister François Fillon and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev emphasized Russia's growing importance for European energy security and offered sunny comments on their deepening energy interdependency.
And while I am of course drawn to certain dancers who stand out for moments at a time for their grace and talent, still at the end of the day what comes through here is collaboration -- the interdependency above any single contribution.