Definition of over-reliance in English:


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Pronunciation: /əʊvərɪˈlʌɪəns


[mass noun]
Excessive dependence on or trust in someone or something: an over-reliance on technology
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  • If there is a criticism of these final episodes, it is probably the over-reliance on deep, world-shaking revelations about the characters.
  • The album works best for fans of the smooth groove R'n'B style, given its over-reliance on slick beats and sexy melodies.
  • Educational diversity is threatened by the over-reliance on objective scores and rankings.

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