Definition of interdependent in English:

interdependent

adjective

  • (of two or more people or things) dependent on each other.

    ‘we in Europe are all increasingly interdependent’
    • ‘The world economy is more interdependent than ever, with trade and finances ever expanding.’
    • ‘We are mutually interdependent and must find ways to support each other and help each to thrive.’
    • ‘The responses to beauty in art and to beauty in nature are interdependent.’
    • ‘No country can afford it in an increasingly interdependent global economy.’
    • ‘These 2 sides to the republican movement are inseparable and interdependent.’
    • ‘Water polo is a team sport which requires all the players to be interdependent upon each other.’
    • ‘Now, as we move forward, the newly interdependent world becomes frighteningly more complex.’
    • ‘Some had now come to see the world as essentially interdependent.’
    • ‘They are interconnected, interrelated, interdependent and mutually reinforcing.’
    • ‘Outcomes in caregiving relationships are necessarily interdependent and mutual.’
    • ‘The buildings within had an interdependent relationship to the landscape as well as to each other.’
    • ‘The three characteristics build on each other and are very much interdependent.’
    • ‘The world is thus too complex and interdependent to be ruled from an imperial center.’
    • ‘Deming stresses that his fourteen points are interdependent and complementary.’
    • ‘The meaning of the work and the reading of the text are complementary and interdependent.’
    • ‘In an increasingly interdependent world such sanctions cause significant suffering.’
    • ‘Thomas and Collier suggest that these components are interdependent and complex.’
    • ‘In addition, there are some interdependent relationships between flower and pollinator sizes.’
    • ‘It is, instead, involved in an intricate system of interdependent relationships, a constellation.’
    • ‘All are interlinked and interdependent, especially with each other but also with national institutions in the member states.’
    harmonizing, harmonious, complementing, supportive, supporting, reciprocal, interrelated, compatible, corresponding, matching, twin
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Pronunciation

interdependent

/ɪntədɪˈpɛndənt/