From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-08 02:52:44
Paul A Bristow wrote:
>> I've used 'dependee', but I'm not sure if it's correct English.
> No according to me - and as I'm really English English, I should know ;¬))
> I don't think there is an existing word, surprisingly.
> I am the provider for my dependents, but that too isn't quite the right word?
> It doesn't quite imply that I really am depended on?
I still fail to see the problem. What is wrong with 'prerequisite' ?
The entry in http://mw1.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prerequisite makes it
look quite suitable.
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