Definitions

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  • n. Excessive reliance.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ reliance

Examples

  • "The first weakness is overreliance, that isn't the fault of the credit rating agencies themselves," said European parliamentarian Wolf Klinz, who is spearheading the effort to create a European rating firm.

    Europe Pushes for Own Rater

  • Not only did they find that RCMP did an "inadequate" review of the literature available on Tasers and had an 'overreliance' on anecdotal information., but they also tore into 'excited delirium', saying'ED should be considered 'folk knowledge' 'and' ... should not be included in the RCMP's operational manual '

    Boing Boing

  • Laser says her family's main issue with DIBELS was her son's school's "overreliance" on the test and teaching solely designed to support test success, with the child's "well-being be damned."

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • "inadequate" review of the literature available on Tasers and had an 'overreliance' on anecdotal information., but they also tore into 'excited delirium', saying'ED should be considered 'folk knowledge' 'and' ... should not be included in the RCMP's operational manual '

    Boing Boing

  • A more robust critique would focus on the industry's overreliance on risky debt, or leverage; without it, many funds' performance would be pedestrian and many private-equity titans much poorer.

    Private-Equity Blows Miss the Softest Spots

  • The Major Projects Leadership Academy, in partnership with Oxford University's Saïd Business School, also aims to reduce the overreliance on expensive external consultants to deliver big state projects, Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude said Tuesday.

    U.K. Sets Up Leadership School for Civil Servants

  • The overreliance on credit rating agencies--a legally protected oligopoly--was driven by regulatory policy, which supplanted market discipline.

    Mark J. Perry and Robert Dell: More Equity, Less Government: Rethinking Bank Regulation

  • To sharpen consumer understanding of the cost of credit, Warren said the agency will look at improving transparency without an "overreliance on rules."

    Credit card rules 1 year later: Hits and misses

  • Moody's Investors Service issued a fresh warning on Wednesday over Turkey's overreliance on domestic demand for growth.

    Turkey's Seen Tackling Lira's Slide

  • Proposals include testing preschoolers, increasing the number of charter schools, and continuing an overreliance on high-stakes testing.

    Nikhil Goyal: Live by your Word, Mr. President

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