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reliant

[ ri-lahy-uhnt ]
/ rɪˈlaɪ ənt /
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adjective
having or showing dependence: reliant on money from home.
confident; trustful.
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Origin of reliant

First recorded in 1855–60; rely + -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM reliant

re·li·ant·ly, adverbo·ver·re·li·ant, adjectiveun·re·li·ant, adjective
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