Interdependency

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Definitions

Official European Definition

National Definitions

USA

Mutually reliant relationship between entities (objects, individuals, or groups) [1]. The degree of interdependency does not need to be equal in both directions. For example, the Energy Sector depends on a functioning Water Sector for successful day-to-day operations, just as the Water Sector needs energy to effectively manage water and wastewater systems [2].

Germany

Interdependency is the complete or partial mutual dependency of several goods or services [3].


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