reliance on


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reliance on someone or something

trust and dependence on someone or something. John's reliance on his family is holding him back. Reliance on sleeping pills is dangerous.
See also: on
References in classic literature ?
Besides the reliance on superior numbers, a kind of valour which hath raised a certain nation among the moderns to a high pitch of glory, there was another reason for the extraordinary courage which Partridge now discovered; for he had at present as much of that quality as was in the power of liquor to bestow.
My absolute reliance on her was the one earthly consideration which helped me to restrain myself, and gave me courage to wait.
My son's tutor is a conscientious gentleman; and if I had not implicit reliance on my son, I should have reliance on him.
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.
It provides the ideal programming environment for quickly implementing and efficiently testing program changes and eliminates reliance on scant and expensive mainframe resources required to properly test changes.
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