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reliability

[ri-lahy-uh-bil-i-tee] /rɪˌlaɪ əˈbɪl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the ability to be relied on or depended on, as for accuracy, honesty, or achievement.
Sometimes, reliableness.
Origin of reliability
Related forms
nonreliability, noun
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n.

1816, from reliable + -ity.

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