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dependence
American English: /dəˈpɛndəns/
British English: /dɪˈpɛnd(ə)ns/

Translation of dependence in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (reliance)
    Example sentences
    • But James aimed to free the crown from any dependence on its subjects.
    • The importance of sea control has increased with the world's growing dependence on international trade and ocean resources.
    • Her mental condition slowly deteriorates with her growing dependence on a fantasy she is unable to control.
    Example sentences
    • Choices made within these relationships, he argued, may give rise to the financial dependence of one partner on the other.
    • As with the Chinese, the Japanese family also plays a key role in maintaining social stability, dependence, and mutual support.
    • What she chooses is true love and financial dependence - outside marriage.
  • 2 (addiction) (Medicine) his dependence on morphine
    su dependencia de la morfina
    Example sentences
    • Injections are also being developed to help tackle other serious addictions, including drugs dependence.
    • Lifetime risks and correlates for both alcohol and drug abuse and dependence were estimated.
    • With proper and timely treatment the victim of alcohol dependence can beat his addiction and lead a useful, productive life.
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