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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.
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A dependant is normally a spouse, a partner or civil partner, a child, a grandchild or a parent.
A dependant can be spouse, children, parents or siblings.
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