Grammar Patterns

N on n

The 'dependence' group

These nouns refer to someone's dependence on someone or something.
The bill aims to reduce US dependence on foreign oil.
They are sometimes followed by upon instead of on.
But, in general, reliance upon force is a sign of weakness.
  • dependence
  • dependency
  • reliance
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