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noun as in clientele

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Then the Iranians and their Iraqi allies and dependents, notably Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, started playing games with it.

And in item 6c I get to list my dependents—three children, four dogs, six laying hens, two goldfish, and a hamster.

We list our children on our income tax forms as “dependents” without stigmatizing them by such a designation.

Its population—uniformed, civilian and retired, contractors and dependents—would also make a mid-ranked state.

This group includes welfare recipients and other government dependents but also the far more numerous working poor.

But ask for friars, soldiers, and State dependents to come and devour our wealth, and instantly you will get them.

All the malcontents cannot become State dependents, but they might easily be helped to acquire an interest in the soil.

The compensation acts secure compensation not only for injured workmen, but should they die, to their dependents.

The phrase, actual dependents, means dependents in fact whether they are wholly or partially dependent.

In the 396 unions, these dependents of able-bodied persons could not be relieved otherwise than in the workhouse.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dependents, such as: audience, constituency, business, clientage, clients, and cortege.

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