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