Definition of state-dependent in English:

state-dependent

adjective

  • 1Frequently with capital initial. That depends upon the State or national government, especially for financial support.

  • 2Of a process, outcome, etc.: dependent on the conditions existing at a particular time.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From state + dependent.

Pronunciation

state-dependent

/ˌsteɪtdɪˈpɛnd(ə)nt/