Definition of dyadic in US English:

dyadic

adjective

technical
  • See dyad

    • ‘By staging the fish, previously scored for boldness, in dyadic contests against siblings, we also tested the prediction that bolder individuals are more likely to become dominant.’
    • ‘However, those aggressive children who do evaluate their friendship quality more positively than their friend may eventually experience problems also in their dyadic friendships.’
    • ‘Actors engage in the formation of dyadic relationships, called guanxi, which are based on joint interest, interdependence, reciprocity, trust, and open-endedness.’
    • ‘He insisted, ‘Agency is never the monopoly of one player, for both are locked in a dyadic relationship’.’
    • ‘We examined the possibility that mutual hostility and permissiveness expressed key structural characteristics of dyadic interactions that could best be tapped by perturbing the system.’

Pronunciation

dyadic

/dīˈadik/