Bedeutung von “dependence” — Learner’s Dictionary

dependence

noun [ U ] us uk /dɪˈpendəns/ also dependency, uk /dɪˈpendəntsi/ us

a situation in which you need someone or something all the time in order to exist or continue as before:

Our society needs to reduce its dependence on the car.

(Definition von “dependence” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)