# Definitions for transitive dependencytran·si·tive de·pen·den·cy

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1. Transitive dependency

In mathematics, a transitive dependency is a functional dependency which holds by virtue of transitivity. A transitive dependency can occur only in a relation that has three or more attributes. Let A, B, and C designate three distinct attributes in the relation. Suppose all three of the following conditions hold: ⁕A → B ⁕It is not the case that B → A ⁕B → C Then the functional dependency A → C is a transitive dependency. In database normalization, one of the important features of third normal form is that it excludes certain types of transitive dependencies. E.F. Codd, the inventor of the relational model, introduced the concepts of transitive dependence and third normal form in 1971.

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1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of transitive dependency in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of transitive dependency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

## Translations for transitive dependency

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• transitive afhængighed
• przechodnia zależność
• ట్రాన్సిటివ్ డిపెండెన్సీ

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