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dependence

variants: also dependance

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1 the quality or state of needing something or someone
  • a baby's total dependence upon his or her parents for every one of life's needs
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2 something or someone to which one looks for support
  • Ultimately rice became the chief dependence in that state.
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3 a physiological need for certain drugs
  • He acquired a dependence on prescription painkillers following back surgery.
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