Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “dependence” en inglés

dependence

noun [S or U] uk (US also dependance)   /dɪˈpen.dəns/ (also dependency) us  
C2 the situation in which you need something or someone all the time, especially in order to continue existing or operating: The company needs to reduce its dependence on just one particular product. Drug dependence led to her early death. She has developed a deep dependence on him (= she needs him emotionally).
(Definition of dependence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de dependence
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Más definiciones de “dependence” en inglés

Definiciones de “dependence” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

for starters

used to say that something is the first in a list of things

Palabra del día

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más