[ ri-lahy-uh nt ]
/ rɪˈlaɪ ənt /
having or showing dependence: reliant on money from home.
Pore Over vs. Pour OverSince pour is a common word and sounds identical to pore, many English speakers use the verb pour in the verb phrase pore over meaning “to meditate or ponder intently.”
Related formsre·li·ant·ly, adverbo·ver·re·li·ant, adjectiveun·re·li·ant, adjective
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Word Origin and History for over-reliant
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