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Definition: In project management, a dependency describes a relationship between two initiatives that must be executed in a particular order. If Initiative A is dependent on Initiative B, then Initiative B must be completed first. This situation frequently comes up in cross-functional teams, where development progress in one area is often dependent on the completion of certain stories or initiatives in another. Dependency also refers to the necessary 3rd-party libraries/scripts/packages/etc that a program requires to run.