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  Words related to dependency

Related / Similar Words: colony, dependence, dependance, addiction, habituation

 

Definition:
  • a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country;
  • lack of independence or self-sufficiency;
  • being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs);

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    Hyponyms: Crown Colony, New Netherland, helplessness, reliance, subordination, contingency, drug addiction, white plague

     

    Derivational Morphology: count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon, habituate, accustom, addict, hook

     

     
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