Definition Dependent upon

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Definition

to be dependent on, upon (someone, something): to be reliant on (someone, something), to be helpless or powerless without (someone, something); to trust in (someone, something)
verb
We are dependent upon our computer system to work effectively every day. If it fails, we can't work.

Examples

  • "While I always enjoy a chance to improve my script and cursive writing, a modern company is quite dependent upon its information and technology systems. In other words, we need at least one functioning computer at all times."

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