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  • n. Excessive reliance on


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  • After a decade of waging wars in remote corners of the globe where fuel is not readily available, senior commanders have come to see overdependence on fossil fuel as a big liability, and renewable technologies -- which have become more reliable and less expensive over the past few years -- as providing a potential answer.

    Andrew Winston: The Military Understands Why Getting Off Oil Pays, Why Don't We?

  • Be that as it may, the article Rolly cites clearly states that the biggest problem with the Mexican economy is that there is overdependence on a single export market.

    M�xico's economic woes

  • The financial performance of the company's main IT services division has also been patchy in recent years due to its overdependence on the telecommunications sector.

    Tech Mahindra Nears Deal With India Telco

  • Of course, many factors would need to be considered in splitting up the national debt if Scotland did win independence from the U.K. But before getting there, Scots might consider their economy's overdependence on the state, and the consequences their leaders have incurred for their irresponsible attitude toward spending.

    Scotland's Constitution Is Not the Problem

  • Meanwhile, an overdependence on natural resources—minerals and oil—leaves Africa vulnerable to turbulent commodity markets.

    Africa's Middle Class to Boom

  • At home, Beijing is also trying to wean the country's economy off an overdependence on bank lending, which tends to favor state firms over private entrepreneurs, by encouraging alternative funding sources like private equity.

    Shanghai Loosens Rules for Foreigners in Private Equity

  • ITV may also increase its investment in programming, with its overdependence on Simon Cowell, who is attempting to split his focus between commitments in the US and UK, becoming an issue.

    ITV on schedule to report pre-tax profits of £300m

  • Attending Hollywood functions makes me nauseous not only due to the grotesque displays of vulgar wealth that tempt me to cast the Evil Eye, but also due to the fact that there is no greater offender to those with olfactory allergies than that of the Hollywood publicist, whose overdependence on perfumes in order to disguise the stale cigarettes and nervous sweat of manic-depressive desperation is unparalleled in offensiveness in the civilized world.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Great voice, annoying overdependence on the screaming.

    Watercooler: When Idol's Men Attack

  • In today's larger and more integrated world economy, the overdependence on the dollar as the basis of both trade flows and financial reserves has grown starker.

    After the Dollar


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