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Noun: reliance  ri'lI-un(t)s
  1. Certainty based on past experience
    "he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists";
    - trust
     
  2. The state of relying on something

Derived forms: reliances

Type of: certainty, dependance, dependence, dependency

Encyclopedia: Reliance, South Dakota