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dependence

[di′pen·dəns]
(medicine)
Habituation to, abuse of, or addiction to a substance.
(statistics)
The existence of a relationship between frequencies obtained from two parts of an experiment which does not arise from the direct influence of the result of the first part on the chances of the second part but indirectly from the fact that both parts are subject to influences from a common outside factor.
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Concernant les relations de dependance et l'esclavage en particulier, les ouvrages de Reid (1983) et de Condominas (1998) sont incontournables.
Instead of being dependant on other countries it can increase the dependance of other countries on Pakistan.
According to experimental data empirical dependance of compression stress from the amount of the binder is described by the following formula
Cet article etablit les grandes balises de la loi et les limites de son application en regard de la demande reelle en prenant comme exemple la Communaute valencienne, tout en montrant que le cout de la dependance revient encore essentiellement aux familles.
On the one hand, you've got Obama preaching alternative energy sources and reducing our dependance on foreign oil, almost at any cost.
Des lors, en imputant le sous-developpement du continent, soit a l'inachevement du processus de construction de l'etat-nation, soit a des causes exogenes (imperialisme), les theses developpementistes de l'echange inegal et de la dependance sont passees a cote de la formation identitaire endogene qui peut expliquer la persistance de profondes inegalites en Amerique latine : soit le racisme.
At a resumed inquest last week Gateshead coroner Terence Carney recorded a verdict of death due to dependance on drugs.
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JANUARY 25, 2002, saw an operational demonstration of the new Airborne Situation Awareness System (ASAS) and Automatic Dependance Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) technology at the ATC Centre in Malmo, Sweden.
Furthermore, AsiaInfo's strategy suggests its less dependance on telecom equipment resale than some other companies, which implies its net revenue growth will be less impacted by the fluctuation of carriers' capital expenditure than others.
On rappelle qu'en 2016, l'Arabie saoudite a lance le plan Vision 2030 prevoyant la reduction de la dependance de son economie a l'egard du petrole par la voie du developpement des secteurs du tourisme et du divertissement.