dependance dependance

Definition(s):

  1. (n) being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
  2. (n) the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else

Usage(s):

  • I grew up in Europe and I have no desire to return to a lackluster economic outlook and a dependance on government to solve all of our problems.

News

  • Opiates Are the Biggest Focus at Alcohol Treatment Hollywood

    Alcohol Treatment Hollywood uses the latest and greatest techniques when it comes to ending an opiate dependance. (PRWeb August 24, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb11057926.htm
    on August 24, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Without urgent action we risk sleepwalking into an energy dependance on less stable or reliable partners," Brown wrote in The Observer newspaper.
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "Not only does it promote the walkability of our neighbourhoods and communities, it also focuses on reducing automobile dependance," said Regional Chairman Peter Partington.
    on May 12, 2009 By: Peter Partington Source: Niagara Falls Review

  3. "We have to accept the mutual dependance of countries and nations in the modern world," Medvedev said. "This interdependence does not only apply to economies, but the spheres of science, technology, culture, and education."
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: TopNews

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