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reliant

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreliantre‧li‧ant /rɪˈlaɪənt/ ●○○ AWL adjective 🔊 🔊 NEEDdependent on someone or somethingreliant on/upon 🔊 Most companies are now reliant on computer technology. self-reliant
Examples from the Corpus
reliantSo, why are pandas reliant on bamboo?The rating firm said that the company is more reliant on its revolving credit lines because of the elimination of commercial paper.Baseball is still largely reliant on players drafted straight out of high school.The government wants to change pension savings, making people less reliant on state pensions.They are not reliant on the approval of others, and anchor their supports deeply within themselves as well as externally.It was an enormous step for man to cease to be reliant on vegetation, and to add meat to his diet.reliant on/uponThis would mean that the patient is heavily reliant on assembled phonology.The rating firm said the company is more reliant on its revolving credit lines because of the elimination of commercial paper.Lanskoi, the minister, had moved into the reformist camp and become reliant on Nikolai Miliutin.Countries not so reliant on oil because of lack of industrial development can be hard hit indirectly.The government wants to change pension savings, making people less reliant on state pensions.They are not reliant on the approval of others, and anchor their supports deeply within themselves as well as externally.It is now an island, accessible only by helicopter or boat, and wholly reliant on the outside world for food.They fear scrapping the system could mean ruin for small clubs reliant on the sale of players to survive.
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