interdependence


interdependence
interdependence UK US /ˌɪntədɪˈpendəns/ noun [C or U]
if there is an interdependence between two or more things, they depend on each other: »

the interdependence between global trading partners

interdependence with sth »

A company's interdependence with its suppliers means that if one fails, others may follow.

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The head of the supermarket chain said he recognized the interdependence of businesses and the communities in which they operate.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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