dependence

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dependence(
dih
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pehn
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dihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (reliance)
a. la dependencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We need to break free from our dependence on other countries for energy.Debemos poner fin a nuestra dependencia energética de otros países.
2. (addiction)
a. la dependencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Paulina's friends were becoming worried about her dependence upon alcohol.Los amigos de Paulina se estaban empezando a preocupar por su dependencia del alcohol.
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dependence
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (reliance)
a. la dependencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (trust)
a. la confianza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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dependence [dɪˈpendəns]
noun
dependencia (f);on de
she wants to be cured of her dependence on tranquillizers quiere curarse de su dependencia de los tranquilizantes; his dependence on her for financial support su dependencia económica de ella
dependence on drugs drug dependence drogodependencia (f) (formal)
their dependence on welfare/charity for survival his dependence on his mother small children's dependence on their parents for everything his dependence on her for moral support in times of crisis
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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