reliance

  • 1 Reliance — may refer to:Companies* Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, a group of Indian companies headed by Anil Ambani, including: ** Reliance Capital ** Reliance Communications ** Reliance Entertainment ** Reliance Energy ** Reliance Power *… …

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  • 2 reliance — re·li·ance /ri lī əns/ n 1: the act of relying reliance on a promise 2: reliance interest at interest 1 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary …

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  • 3 reliance — UK US /rɪˈlaɪəns/ noun [S or U] ► the state of needing or depending on something or someone in order to be able to do something: reliance on sth/sb »Ireland has a greater reliance on oil for electricity generation than most other EU countries.… …

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  • 4 Reliance — Reliance, WY U.S. Census Designated Place in Wyoming Population (2000): 665 Housing Units (2000): 272 Land area (2000): 9.527196 sq. miles (24.675324 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 9.527196 sq.… …

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  • 5 Reliance — Re*li ance ( ans), n. [From {Rely}.] 1. The act of relying, or the condition or quality of being reliant; dependence; confidence; trust; repose of mind upon what is deemed sufficient support or authority. [1913 Webster] In reliance on promises… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Reliance, SD — U.S. town in South Dakota Population (2000): 206 Housing Units (2000): 92 Land area (2000): 1.087756 sq. miles (2.817276 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.052724 sq. miles (0.136555 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.140480 sq. miles (2.953831 sq. km) FIPS… …

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  • 7 Reliance, WY — U.S. Census Designated Place in Wyoming Population (2000): 665 Housing Units (2000): 272 Land area (2000): 9.527196 sq. miles (24.675324 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 9.527196 sq. miles… …

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  • 8 reliance on — index principle (axiom), surety (certainty) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 reliance — c.1600; see RELY (Cf. rely) + ANCE (Cf. ance) …

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  • 10 reliance — *trust, confidence, dependence, faith Analogous words: credence, credit, *belief, faith: assurance, conviction, certitude, *certainty …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 reliance — [n] confidence assurance, belief, credence, credit, dependence, faith, hope, interdependence, interdependency, stock, trust; concept 689 Ant. disbelief, independence …

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  • 12 reliance — ► NOUN ▪ dependence on or trust in someone or something. DERIVATIVES reliant adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 reliance — [ri lī′əns] n. 1. the act of relying 2. trust, dependence, or confidence 3. a thing relied on …

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  • 14 Reliance — Die Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (abgekürzt ADAG) ist ein indischer Konzern. Er wurde von Dhirajlal Hirachand Ambani als Reliance Industries gegründet und, nachdem dessen Söhnen und Erben Mukesh Ambani und Anil Ambani sich in der… …

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  • 15 reliance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, exclusive, sole, total ▪ great, heavy, strong ▪ Too heavy a reliance on a particular market may be dangerous for the company …

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  • 16 Reliance — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Reliance (homonymie). Reliance Administration Pays …

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  • 17 reliance — In tort for deceit, it is necessary for plaintiff to prove that he relied on misrepresentation though such misrepresentation need not be the sole or even dominant reason for acting if it was a substantial factor in the plaintiffs decision. For… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 reliance — re|li|ance [rıˈlaıəns] n [singular, U] when someone or something is dependent on someone or something else = ↑dependence reliance on/upon ▪ the country s reliance on imported oil ▪ the country s heavy reliance on trade …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 reliance — re|li|ance [ rı laıəns ] noun uncount the state of depending on a particular person or thing: DEPENDENCE: reliance on: society s increasing reliance on technology …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 reliance — [[t]rɪla͟ɪ͟əns[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu poss N on/upon n A person s or thing s reliance on something is the fact that they need it and often cannot live or work without it. ...the country s increasing reliance on foreign aid. Syn: dependence …

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