Learn how to say Dependence correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word dependence:
the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else:
Japan’s dependence on imported oil
reliance on someone or something for financial support:
the dependence of our medical schools on grant funds
addiction to drink or drugs:
late Middle English (in the sense ‘hanging down or something that hangs down’): from Old French dependance, from the verb dependre (see depend)