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relier

[ ri-lahy-er ]
/ rɪˈlaɪ ər /
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noun
a person or thing that relies.
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Origin of relier

First recorded in 1585–95; rely + -er1
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How to use relier in a sentence

  • On fut oblig de le relier tout entier avec un cercle de fer.

    Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
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