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Synonyms for dependance

being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else

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En effet, le jeune reunit les conditions ideales pour un sevrage tabagique progressif et il permet aux fumeurs de se liberer de la dependance, de retrouver une bonne forme physique et de la vitalite.
China is trying to reduce its dependance on fossil fuels that are contributing to choking smog.
Health and social services minister Mark Drakeford said: "Our aim is to create a stronger, highly-trained primary care workforce, which can deliver a wide-range of services in local communities, reducing our dependance on hospital-based care."
The government there lures people to install solar equipment at their houses to reduce dependance on the conventional energy resources.
They will also reduce the dependance of the country on outside powers.
India's Reliance Power will buy three hydropower plants from Jaiprakash Power Ventures for an undisclosed sum to cut its dependance on coal, the firm said Monday.
He had suffered seizures as a result of his dependance on alcohol.
"China's dependance on external demand has weakened," Zheng said, which showed the country's economic development is transforming from being driven by external demand to domestic demand.
An inquest heard yesterday how Ms Hughes had a history of alcohol dependance and anorexia.
The 5,000-megawatt nuclear plant which will be built in the Black Sea province of Sinop, some 700 km east of Istanbul, is supposed to relieve Turkey's dependance on importing energy.
Les adversaires du projet, dont le parti gouvernemental de centre-droit GERB et les ecologistes, ont souligne qu'il accroEtra encore plus la dependance de la Bulgarie a l'egard de la Russie en matiere energetique.