dependence

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈpɛndəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈpɛndəns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di pendəns)



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Sense: The inability to provide for oneself
Synonyms:
yoke , subordination, subservience, servility, inability to act independently, subjection to control, inability to work, reliance on others, helplessness, tutelage, wardship, dependency, addiction , habituation, necessity , co-dependence, need , attachment , neediness
Sense: Contingency
Synonyms:
sequence , connection , interdependence, relationship , contingency , reliance , responsibility
Sense: Reliance
Synonyms:
trust , belief , confidence , credence, faith , reliance , reliability , trustworthiness, hope , expectation , trustiness

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