Bedeutung von "dependence" - als Fremdsprache


noun [ U ] uk us /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" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)