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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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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?
If an employee suffers a detriment or is dismissed in connection with her/his right to time off work for dependants, s/he can complain to an Employment Tribunal.
To assist the contracted employers in achieving their goals of decreasing the overall costs of their self-insured benefits related to pregnancies and improving birth outcomes, Matria will be enrolling the pregnant employees and dependants into the obstetrical assessment and education program.