Examples of reliance in a Sentence
he's been the family's foremost reliance in times of trouble many times
a baby's reliance on her parents
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Plenty of questions remain about how quickly and how far China can scale back its reliance on coal and other fossil fuels.
Postel spoke about an over-reliance on traveling nurses.
In this case, both have two specific, and related, concerns causing them heartburn on the health bill: The prevalence of opioid addiction in their states, and their constituents’ reliance on Medicaid.
More from the CJ: U of L athletics budget chief: Audit overplayed department's reliance on foundation Another college-aged woman was robbed near the intersection of M and Rodman streets.
But most of all, The Big Sick stands out for its huge generosity of spirit and its reliance on human relationships, rather than ridiculous set-pieces, high-concept plot twists, or outsized villains, to drive its story forward.
Research has shown that impair brain development, hinder social skills and trigger an unhealthy reliance on the neurotransmitter dopamine, a high similar to what drug and alcohol addicts feel.
According to the Post, Farnum started researching the side effects of smartphones, and discovered that using too much technology at a young age can reportedly affect brain development, impair social skills, and lead to a dopamine reliance.
Patrick Farrell South Florida Water Management District How Miami-Dade and Broward got here can be traced to rapid growth, efforts to conserve water and a unique reliance on a shallow aquifer that was easily recharged by rainfall.
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First Known Use of reliance
RELIANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reliance for English Language Learners
: the state of needing someone or something for help, support, etc.
RELIANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of reliance for Students
: the act or state of depending on someone or something The nation's reliance on petroleum is growing.
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