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reliance

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noun re·li·ance \ri-ˈlī-ən(t)s\

Simple Definition of reliance

  • : the state of needing someone or something for help, support, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reliance

  1. 1 :  the act of relying :  the state of being reliant

  2. 2 :  something or someone relied on

Examples of reliance in a sentence

  1. <he's been the family's foremost reliance in times of trouble many times>

  2. <a baby's reliance on her parents>



1607

First Known Use of reliance

1607

Rhymes with reliance


RELIANCE Defined for Kids

reliance

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noun re·li·ance \ri-ˈlī-əns\

Definition of reliance for Students

  1. :  the act or state of depending on someone or something <The nation's reliance on petroleum is growing.>




Law Dictionary

reliance

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noun re·li·ance \ri-ˈlī-əns\

Legal Definition of reliance

  1. 1 :  the act of relying <reliance on a promise>

  2. 2 :  reliance interest at interest 1





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