co·​de·​pen·​dence | \ ˌkō-di-ˈpen-dən(t)s How to pronounce codependence (audio) \

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But few products illustrate the codependence quite like the soybean. Laurent Belsie, The Christian Science Monitor, "In US-China trade spat, soybeans symbolize two economies intertwined," 5 Apr. 2018

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1985, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of codependence was in 1985

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