Etymology
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dependance (n.)

early variant of dependence (q.v.); rare since c. 1800; see -ance.

updated on July 25, 2018

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Definitions of dependance from WordNet

dependance (n.)
being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs);
dependance (n.)
the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else;
Synonyms: dependence / dependency
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