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reliant

[ri-lahy-uh nt] /rɪˈlaɪ ənt/
adjective
1.
having or showing dependence:
reliant on money from home.
2.
confident; trustful.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; rely + -ant
Related forms
reliantly, adverb
overreliant, adjective
unreliant, adjective
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Examples for reliant
  • And the subsidies make investment in solar plants more risky as the manufacturer is reliant upon government as his partner.
  • The military and country are growing so reliant on information systems that they have become the best first targets.
  • Attempting to be more self-reliant in any one area of our lives can feel a bit overwhelming.
  • There was a palpable conviction that the two revolutions were reliant on one another for their success.
  • The town is reliant on a few main roads in and out of the centre.

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