Dependency vs Dependancy what difference

what is difference between Dependency and Dependancy

English

Etymology

dependent +‎ -cy

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈpɛndənsi/

Noun

dependency (countable and uncountable, plural dependencies)

  1. A state of dependence; a refusal to exercise initiative.
  2. Something dependent on, or subordinate to, something else:
  3. A colony, or a territory subject to rule by an external power.
    Synonyms: colony, protectorate, province, dominion
  4. A dependence on a habit-forming substance such as a drug or alcohol.
    Synonym: addiction
  5. (computing) Reliance on the functionality provided by some other, external component.
  6. (computing) An external component whose functionality is relied on.

Derived terms

  • Ross Dependency

Related terms

  • dependee, depender
  • dependence

Translations



English

Etymology

dependant +‎ -cy or dependance +‎ -y or depend +‎ -ancy.

Noun

dependancy (countable and uncountable, plural dependancies)

  1. Archaic form of dependency.


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