dependant


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dependant

a person who to a greater or lesser extent depends on others for the provision of maintenance and accommodation and other necessities of life. For immigration purposes, dependants require entry clearance except where European Community law applies. The requirements are set out in the Immigration Rules HC 395 as amended.
References in classic literature ?
said the Saxon, hastily, as soon as the tumult was so much appeased that the dependants could hear his voice.
Bois-Guilbert,'' said Cedric, still in the musing, half-arguing tone, which the habit of living among dependants had accustomed him to employ, and which resembled a man who talks to himself rather than to those around him ``Bois-Guilbert?
Some examples would be: | to provide assistance or to make arrangements for the provision of care when a dependant falls ill, gives birth or is injured | where arrangements for care unexpectedly break down | to deal with an incident that involves a child of the employee and that occurs unexpectedly while the child is at school | where a dependant has died or has been assaulted Q.
Curtis Robb, athletics: dependant onqualification, the 800m semi-final (from 6.