Definition of overreliance in English:

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overreliance

Pronunciation: /ˌōvə(r)rəˈlīəns/

noun

Excessive dependence on or trust in someone or something: an overreliance on technology
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  • Many of today's security breaches can be blamed on an over-reliance on passwords.
  • Pete's major error is his over-reliance on the crew.
  • He questioned the company's over-reliance on a small number of core products to deliver growth.

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Syllabification: o·ver·re·li·ance

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