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dependable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdependablede‧pend‧a‧ble /dɪˈpendəbəl/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 DEPEND ON/RELY ONable to be trusted to do what you need or expect 🔊 our most dependable ally 🔊 a dependable source of incomedependably adverbdependability /dɪˌpendəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
dependableMen smoked pipes, wore roll-neck jerseys and had a stolidly dependable air about them.It has become like an old friend, seen daily: not always dependable, but usually interesting, and sometimes right.a dependable carThey needed a dependable legal environment for the conduct of their business.He thought of himself as a responsible and dependable person.The vines from these slopes produce wine of an extremely dependable quality.Nearly half way into his term in office, Muni is still not the safe, dependable system he promised to make it.There does not seem to be any other dependable way to do it, throughout an entire population over time.
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