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dependences

noun , plural of dependence
variants: also dependances

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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
  • acquired a dependence on prescription painkillers following back surgery
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