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English definition of “reliance”


noun [U]    /rɪˈlɑɪ·əns/
the condition of depending on something or someone: She said that there is too much reliance on meat in our diet . reliant    /rɪˈlɑɪ·ənt/ adjective The nation is still reliant on imported oil .
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