wholly dependent

wholly dependent
Characterizing a person in complete dependence upon another, having no other source or means of maintenance of any consequence. Anno: 39 ALR 314.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • wholly dependent on — Dependent for support and maintenance upon no one else than the person designated. London Guarantee & Acci. Co. v Industrial Com. of Colorado, 78 Colo 478, 242 P 680 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • wholly — Not partially. In a whole or complete manner; entirely; completely; perfectly. Exclusively; to the exclusion of other things. Equally. Totally; fully. Chicago & Calumet Dist. Transit Co. v. Mueller, 213 Ind. 530, 12 N.E.2d 247, 249 @ wholly and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dependent — adj. 1 needing sb/sth VERBS ▪ be, feel ▪ become, grow ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ closely …   Collocations dictionary

  • dependent child — A term applied to a normal child without means for self support who must be supported by someone other than the person to whom he naturally could look for support, that is, a parent or guardian. Re Souers, 135 Misc 521, 238 NYS 738. Dependency on …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • wholly — whol|ly [ houli ] adverb FORMAL ** completely: Many people are wholly dependent on Social Security. The government is not wholly to blame for the current crisis. She didn t wholly trust him …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wholly */*/ — UK [ˈhəʊllɪ] / US [ˈhoʊlɪ] adverb formal completely Many people are wholly dependent on the state pension. The government is not wholly to blame for the current crisis. She didn t wholly trust him …   English dictionary

  • dependent — adj 1 Dependent, contingent, conditional, relative mean having its existence or nature determined by something else. Something is dependent which cannot exist or come into existence by itself quite without aid or support {we are all dependent on… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Dependent States — ▪ 2009 Introduction Europe and the Atlantic.       For a list of populated Dependent States, see Table (Dependent States).       In May 2008 Ilulissat, Greenland, was the site of an international summit on Arctic sovereignty attended by official… …   Universalium

  • wholly — adv. Wholly is used with these adjectives: ↑absent, ↑accurate, ↑adequate, ↑admirable, ↑arbitrary, ↑avoidable, ↑beneficial, ↑committed, ↑compatible, ↑composed, ↑consistent, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • social security — 1. (usually caps.) a program of old age, unemployment, health, disability, and survivors insurance maintained by the U.S. federal government through compulsory payments by specific employer and employee groups. 2. the theory or practice of… …   Universalium

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