dependance

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Noun[edit]

dependance (plural dependances)

  1. (archaic) dependence
    • 1651, Thomas Hobbes, Leviathon, Chapter 5
      Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependance of one fact upon another...
    • 1672, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, 6th edition, book 3, chapter 12:
      More veniable is a dependance upon the Philosophers stone, potable gold, or any of those Arcana's whereby Paracelsus that died himself at forty seven, gloried that he could make other men immortal.
  2. Misspelling of dependence.

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French

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dependance f (invariable)

  1. outbuilding