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See also: dépendant
- Obsolete spelling of
dependant (plural dependants)
- (Britain) A person who depends on another for support, particularly financial support (= US dependent).
one who relies on another for support
- Merriam-Webster Indicating only US spelling is "dependent" (redirects, lists British spelling as a "variant".)
- Pam Peters, The Cambridge Guide to English Usage, pp. 148-149.
- Encarta Always a misspelling in US English, adjective and noun are differentiated in British English by spelling.